drivers confused by a work diary

Drivers Confused by a Work Diary

It is a problem, a perennial problem in the trucking industry, and one which is addressed to a certain extent in this video, that is, drivers confused by a work diary, and the surrounding rules, and regulations. Read More
EWDs offer drivers no disadvantage

EWDs Offer Drivers No Disadvantage

A common question by drivers and business operators about Electronic Work Diaries is, ‘Does it track me?’, but the fact of the matter is EWDs offer drivers no disadvantage to paper diaries. The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator standard is clear on this.

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living with an EWD

Living With An EWD

Since the long awaited certification of electronic work diaries, those involved in using them instead of the paper work diary have been on a steep learning curve in living with an EWD, entering the new electronic fatigue management world.
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Step Global solution, Smart eDriver

Step Global solution, Smart eDriver 

While some of the new electronic work diaries, approved by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator are parts of a broader telematics platform which will deliver a number of diverse services and sets of data for a trucking operator, it is the Step Global solution, Smart eDriver which is the outlier. 
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getting rid of the logbook

Getting Rid of the Logbook

The truck driving community may finally be getting rid of the logbook, but only if they start using the electronic work diary. PowerTorque tests one of them out in the real world.
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EWDs are like buses

EWDs Are Like Buses

On the evidence of a series of announcements in the last few weeks, it would seem that EWDs are like buses, you wait around for what seems like years for one to come along and then four come one after the other. This month another two electronic work diaries have popped their heads above the parapet and are due to be fully approved. 
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a long and winding road

A Long and Winding Road

With this morning’s announcement of a couple of electronic work diaries having been passed and certified by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator, we have come to the end of a long and winding road through the intricacies of government approval for a safety related device.
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