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VDO RoadLog ELD expands HOS coverage

VDO RoadLog featured a flexible software design that can be continuously updated as HOS and electronic log regulations evolve, a company official said. (Courtesy: CONTINENTAL COMMERCIAL)

The Trucker News Services

7/31/2014

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket, a global supplier of systems and components to automobile and truck manufacturers, including Electronic Data Recording technology, has expanded its VDO RoadLog software with the addition of Hours of Service compliance for Canada, Alaska and oilfield service.

The updates allow drivers and fleet managers to stay in compliance with Hours of Service regulations during all portions of a trip, including those that cross international borders, according to Jeff Waterstreet, sales manager tachographs, telematics & services NAFTA, commercial vehicles and aftermarket.

The expanded Canadian HOS regulations addresses the individual sets of compliance rules that apply to the north and south of the 60N latitude. Also included in the free software, is compliance with the special HOS regulations for vehicles servicing the oilfield industry, Waterstreet said.

“VDO RoadLog is a breakthrough in log automation and one of the first stand-alone ELDs offered in North America, providing an affordable, easy to use, plug and play solution for compliance reporting,” he said. “RoadLog combines GPS data with input from the vehicle to create a digital log that the driver can either download or print out as needed.”

Waterstreet said VDO RoadLog featured a flexible software design that can be continuously updated as HOS and electronic log regulations evolve, ensuring that the customer is always in compliance with the most up to date regulations.

“The VDO RoadLog brings innovation to logbook automation and fleet management with an expanded range of new products and services,” he said. “The portfolio now offers online and mobile connectivity for both fleets and owner operators that will not only improve operational efficiency for drivers and fleet managers, but also make the workload easier and less stressful.”

For more information on VDO RoadLog and VDO RoadLog Software, visit www.vdoroadlog.com, or contact: roadlog-sales@vdo.com.

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