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DOT Compliance & Asset Ma...

Since their business is based on operating a fleet of commercial vehicles, towing companie...

DVIR Regulation Q&A

Section § 396.11: Driver vehicle inspection report(s). The FMCSA has set out clear regulat...

DOT Compliance Tips: Lice...

The trucking industry is heavily regulated at the state, federal, and international level....

Dot Compliance Tips: Reco...

The Department of Transportation (DOT) sets strict guidelines for the way that transport c...

DOT Compliance Tips: Load...

The United States economy depends on trucks to deliver nearly 70 percent of all freight tr...

DOT Compliance Tips: Driv...

If you own or manage a fleet of commercial vehicles, you know that DOT Compliance is an in...

What Is Dot Compliance an...

DOT compliance is essential to fostering the safe transport of cars, shipping containers, ...

DOT Compliance Tips: Tran...

As a fleet manager for commercial vehicles, you always want to safeguard the health of you...

Your Seven Step Guide to ...

As the owner or operator of a transportation-focused business, you are likely counting the...

DOT Compliance Tips: Drug...

If you manage, or own a fleet, of commercial vehicles, we don't need to tell you that DOT ...

DOT Compliance Tips: DVIR

We know that DOT compliance in the USA can be daunting. Though Federal regulations are in ...

What is the Difference be...

How many times have you wished you could streamline the way in which you manage your fleet...

Simplifying Your Daily DV...

It’s a daily grind familiar to every fleet manager: get up early, fight traffic, get to th...

Streamline your Daily Veh...

“Let’s make this task as long, and drawn out as humanly possible,” said no one ever. If yo...

5 Benefits of Switching f...

It’s a scenario that every fleet manager faces sooner or later: the case of the missing DV...

Conduct Pre-Trip Vehicle ...

Driver vehicle inspection reports (DVIR) are already an integral part of managing your fle...

Paper-Based DVIRs are a t...

No matter how long you’ve been managing your fleet, chances are good that you’ve become in...

Why Are Pre-Trip Vehicle ...

Fleet managers have a wide and seemingly endless array of responsibilities -- assigning dr...

Paper-Based DVIR Procedur...

For fleet managers like yourself, daily inspection reports are just another part of the re...

The Detailed DVIR (Driver...

From time to time, the rigors of fleet management can become too much. With all the work t...

[Infographic] Paper-Based...

Let’s break down the differences between a paper-based DVIR process and an eDVIR (electron...

What is DVIR (Driver Vehi...

It's that pesky form you have to fill out before you go on a haul. For some truck drivers ...

What are you looking for ...

A driver-vehicle inspection report -- known better as a pre-trip inspection -- is designed...

What is eDVIR?

When you’re busy managing a fleet of commercial vehicles, the last thing you want is to be...

Are you still using paper...

Business’s of all sorts in the United States have been transitioning to paperless document...

5 Often-Overlooked Items ...

Pre-trip inspections are more than just cursory searches for mechanical defects. They’re r...

CDL Pre-Trip Inspections

You know you’re supposed to do it. You might even do it occasionally. But, if you’re like ...

Is Technology Making DVIR...

Driver vehicle inspection reports (DVIR), sometimes called pre-trip inspections, are a sta...

What is Pre-Trip Fleet Ve...

A pre-trip fleet vehicle inspection, as its name implies, is the inspection you should do ...

The Ugly Truth about Pre-...

Every fleet driver is required by law to perform thorough pre-trip vehicle inspections. Ta...

Transform Your Fleet Vehi...

Let’s be honest. The level of inherent risk involved means that you need to do your due di...

Class A Pre-Trip Inspecti...

Whenever you send a driver out into the field, you know that there is a certain amount of ...

Vehicle Inspection Forms ...

Federal law requires drivers to complete a driver vehicle inspection report (DVIR) for any...

5 Things Everyone should ...

Managing your fleet may have its ups and downs, but what if you could implement one self-c...

If you manage a fleet of ...

Picture this -- the boss is breathing down your neck. He wants you to get your production ...

7 Tips to Passing a CDL P...

A CDL pre-trip vehicle inspection is one of the most important things a driver can do to e...

The 8 Benefits of Pre-Tri...

Many fleet companies have difficulty implementing pre-trip inspections as a requirement th...

Conduct a Pre-Trip Inspec...

It’s a familiar and frustrating scene to anyone who manages a fleet: a vehicle breaks down...

Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspecti...

As a fleet manager, you know that keeping your vehicles both in good condition and on the ...

15 Fleet Management Confe...

Here at Whip Around we are excited about the upcoming year. We put together a list of conf...

Smartrak & Whip Around Pa...

Smartrak Australasia’s leading Telematics provider today announced their new Strategic Par...

5 Ways to Attract the Bes...

The success of your transportation business hinges upon your ability to secure and retain ...

3 Tips for Improving Cash...

Solid cash flow management practices are the difference between a business that closes onl...

5 Reasons Why You Are Los...

Your ability to compete in the transportation industry requires a commitment to providing ...

5 Ways to Optimize Your F...

Managing a fleet of commercial vehicles historically meant a lot of paperwork. Inspection ...

CMV Driver Vehicle Inspec...

DVIR Basics

Using Commercial Vehicle ...

While the importance of conducting a post-trip inspection is always stressed, a pre-trip i...

Simple steps to consider ...

Every day new and exciting technology is being designed to solve problems in almost every ...

International Roadcheck 2...

The CVSA (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance) finally released its results for the 30th an...

Are you feeling the drive...

Driver turnover at large truckload companies is as high as 90% as the industry faces a ver...

3 Time-Saving Benefits of...

Whip Around

Streamlining Your Inspect...

Daily commercial vehicle inspections are almost necessary to ensure that your business rem...

Why Should My Company Do ...

Daily, comprehensive Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) inspections ultimately lower operating...

A Look At What Your DVIR ...

A DVIR must show the previous inspection report that can be signed off by the driver - Whi...

Paper versus Digital? The...

Whip Around's electronic DVIR software

FMCSA Requirements for Yo...

Is your current Driver-Vehicle Inspection Report meeting the requirements of the FMCSA? He...

Whip Around: Meeting the ...

Starting mid-2018, NVHR is stepping up the chain of responsibility regulations throughout ...

Whip Around Helps to Meet...

Whip Around DVIR software in action

ELD Regulation and Digita...

Whip Around's mobile app is FMCSA compliant

Whip Around Teams Module

The Whip Around software allows for your company to group your vehicles according to your ...

Is Your Business Ready fo...

Whip Around provides full transparency across the CoR through data sharing between compani...

Governments are adding mo...

Preparing for the future is integral to any successful business plan, but also difficult t...

Top 3 Things to Look for ...

With the right electronic DVIR, you can save tremendous amounts of time. 

10 benefits of conducting...

Inspecting your vehicle is probably something you know you should do, but mostly likely so...

5 Reasons Why Organisatio...

Selecting a vehicle to inspect from the Whip Around mobile app

Simplify and Streamline y...

Transform paper check sheets into a mobile app for your drivers with Whip Around. 

Why Your Company Should M...

Whip Around streamlines the vehicle inspection process, making it seamless

The cost/benefit of provi...

Sometimes it's hard to justify spending money. When managing the finances at a company, bu...

Who Is The Modern Day Tru...

Go Green: How Going Digit...

  Build checklists, inspect in the field using the Whip Around app , and view inspection r...

Reducing Your Carbon Emis...

The Whip Around app makes it easy to keep on top of your fleet's maintenance. Start a free...

Why Timely Vehicle Mainte...

The Whip Around mobile app makes it easy to stay on top of unplanned vehicle maintenance. ...

Safety Tip - When To Honk...

Horns are meant to give drivers a means of warning other motorists about a potential dange...

Why Having App Based Tech...

Whip Around's app flags faults for your mechanics to work on all in the dashboard. 

How Preventative Maintena...

The Whip Around Mobile App prompts the driver to look for areas that need regular attentio...

The Hottest Industry In T...

Suddenly, lots of new names are very interested in the trucking industry. What, exactly, i...

Noticeable Changes In Cop...

In a recent article from The New York Time's, Copenhagen hits the mark on going green when...

Technological Innovation ...

The Whip Around upgraded manager's dashboard enables quick and easy creation of inspection...

Technology Is Changing Th...

Whip Around's quick and simple DVIR app saves companies thousands in lost productivity. 

Realistic Expectations Fo...

Daimler's first self driving truck. Nevada worlds first licensed autonomous Freightliner 

How Smartphones And Table...

Field based worker on the Whip Around - Mobile Inspection Platform  

Whip Around into Electron...

Whip Around's Teams Module in the Manager's Dashboard  

5 Serious Benefits of Imp...

  Whip Around eDVIR manager's dashboard  

The future in your pocket

Whip Around - Mobile Inspection Platform

Going Digital = Going Gre...

Going paperless with the Whip Around Inspection Platform  

Distracted Driving: Cell ...

A distracted driver

Truckers' Health & Safety...

  Whip Around DVIR Mobile App 

Trucking Couples Couple I...

A Happy Trucking Couple

3 Tips to Increase Tire L...

If you own or manage a company that uses commercial or transportation vehicles, you no dou...

Avoid Driving Drowsy: Dri...

 

Tips and Tricks for Using...

Getting the most out of your smartphone at work

Use the Latest Mobile Tec...

Do you manage a fleet of trucks or other vehicles? If you do, you should be using the late...

Avoid Costly Brake Violat...

Road Check 2016 | Checking Brakes

LED Lights: Better for He...

LED lights have been around for 30 years, but recent improvements have made them affordabl...

Stay on Top of Tire Safet...

Each year, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducts International Roadcheck,...

Uptake and Benefits of Sm...

Gone are the days when everything was done via paper and pen, and every different task req...

How Mobile Technology is ...

Driver Vehicle Inspection...

DVIR (Pre-Trip Inspection...

A summary of the new work...

Are you and your transport teams ready?

NEW RULES: Canada's new p...

TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian trucking industry’s long-awaited national daily truck inspect...

The Importance of a Pre-T...

As a follow up to his interview on pre-trip planning, Randy Cornell, former driver and now...

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