Effective as of today, truckers who use paper log books will need to have a FMCSA approved ELD installed in their truck. Failure to comply with the electronic log mandate results in high fines or in mandatory shut down of businesses.
It is in the best interest of all truckers to be informed and prepared. Doing so will save time and money. With so many ELD options out there, how do you know you are selecting a reliable ELD? Here are some ELD key things to know before choosing an ELD.
The tax filing season starts on July 1st, giving 2290Tax.com ample time to encourage taxpayers to start thinking about who will prepare their Form 2290. It is more common than not that fly-by-night preparers are targeting unsuspecting taxpayers. These taxpayers are lured in and then are left to fend for their own when a problem arises. E-filing can be simple, fast and secure if and only if you choose the right person to prepare your taxes.
As part of 2290Tax.com’s mission to continually serve the trucking industry, we are always looking for ways to create top of the line tools and resources that revolutionize industry norms. We are happy to announce 2290Tax.com’s new pilot program that aims to do just that – the Electronic DMV 2290 Submission Pilot Program.
A member of the International Fuel Tax Association should be aware of the IFTA credential grace period. Concurrent IFTA members have a two month grace period that begins in January and ends in February to display renewed IFTA licenses and decals.
Truckers need to be up to date on all renewals otherwise they risk being put out of work. In an effort to help busy truck drivers renew on time, we have created this checklist on all important permit, license, and tax renewals. Use it as your Trucker Checklist.
Transport Topic’s webinar on autonomous trucking, Master Class on Autonomous Trucking, discussed the technological advancements that will make autonomous vehicles possible in the near future. The Volvo Active Driver Assist system was a technology reviewed by the Transport Topics webinar team.
The ALK Technology Summit this year was a first for me. I usually attend the IFTA and IRP workshops put on by and for the jurisdictions participating in those programs. Those are all about bringing the jurisdictions together so that they enforce the rules equitably. Attendees, mostly government employees and some industry, are interested in standards for audits, recordkeeping, legal updates or changes, and enforcement matters.