3rd Eye and Gorilla Safety have entered into an agreement to provide 3rd Eye an electronic logging device (ELD) solution that easily integrates into its fleet management platform. The new relationship will allow 3rd Eye to better serve its customers with the addition of this integrated ELD solution.
Effective December 18, 2017, ELDs will become mandatory for motor carriers and commercial drivers in a final rule by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). 3rd Eye is ahead of the curve with the announcement of its industry-certified 3rd Eye ELD software offering, developed in conjunction with Gorilla Safety.
According to FMCSA, an ELD automatically records a driver’s time behind the wheel and other hours-of-service (HOS) data. This capability permits easier, more accurate HOS recordkeeping, making it simpler for commercial vehicle operators to report accurately. An ELD monitors a vehicle’s engine to capture data on whether the engine is running, whether the vehicle is moving, miles driven and duration of engine operation (engine hours).
“We recognize the importance of ELDs to fleets everywhere and with the impending FMCSA deadline, 3rd Eye is aggressively moving forward to help its client be better prepared for the mandate requirements,” said Mark Walton, chief executive officer and co-founder of Gorilla Safety. “We are pleased to align with an industry-leading fleet and safety services provider like 3rd Eye.
“Our proven ELD offering is helping the industry prepare for the mandate, which will be here before we all know it,” said Walton. “Bringing Gorilla Safety in early on—at the manufacturing level—and integrating the ELD into 3rd Eye’s cutting-edge platform, only stands to improve road safety and ensure greater efficiencies amongst fleets and users.”
3rd Eye’s ELD offering is part of its Enhance Vehicle Behavioral Analytics—a complete suite of information captured by 3rd Eye cameras, collision avoidance radar, body sensors and chassis data—transmitted in real time via the firm’s Hurricane Gateway to fleet owners to better manage and protect assets. All data is transmitted through one connection, cutting down wire bundle clutter and simplifying installation, maintenance and ultimately data dissemination.
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