PC*Miler Helps HOS Headaches
Now that the revised HOS regulations are (hopefully) firmly in place, drivers may need a hand weighing trip times against available hours as well as against dock loading and receiving times. Just in time for the new regs, the folks at ALK Technologies have released the latest version of their PC*Miler software. The new software includes “new hours-of-service compliance tools for more precise arrival and delivery time estimates.”
Finding New Roads With GPS
Here in our Tech Trends posts, we typically offer news of the latest in mobile gadgetry, but it’s important to remember that not everybody is tech savvy, or even a tech enthusiast. Some could even be described as tech curmudgeons.
A friend’s recent post about receiving a GPS device for Father’s Day provided a gentle reminder of this fact and also a chuckle.
“Over the last several years I have bought GPS devices for my wife and daughters, none of whom have any idea where the sun sets or rises or in which direction to look for the North Star. But I have never, ever, been tempted to purchase one for myself. I have stated openly many times, I don’t need some talking idiot on the dash telling me which way to go. I’ll figure it out myself, thank you, in the quiet of my being lost.”
Go ahead and read the whole thing.