SOURCE: MiX Telematics

MiX Telematics

July 18, 2016 09:00 ET

MiX Telematics to Host Free Webinar to Help Fleets Prepare for Upcoming ELD Mandate

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2016) -  MiX Telematics (NYSE: MIXT), a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, announced today that it will host a free webinar on the ELD mandate on July 27 at 2pm ET/11am PT.

Titled, "ELD: Just the Facts," the webinar will feature John Seidl, Transportation Consultant at Integrated Risk Solutions, who will educate attendees on:

  • What they need to be ELD ready
  • When they need to take action to comply with the new ELD regulations
  • What fleets should consider when choosing an ELD solution for their business

Who: Featured speaker John Seidl, Transportation Consultant at Integrated Risk Solutions
What: Free webinar: "ELD: Just the Facts"
When: July 27 at 2pm ET/11am PT
Where: Register online at http://explore.mixtelematics.com/webinar/eld-just-the-facts

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released the long-awaited ELD mandate Final Rule in December 2015, and motor carriers without a current solution in place now have until December 2017 to implement Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). The rule, which applies to any vehicle or combination of vehicles with an actual weight and/or Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 10,001 lbs. or more, is meant to improve compliance with Hours of Service (HOS) safety rules.

In announcing the Final Rule, the FMCSA stated that it's expected to drive "an annual net benefit of more than $1 billion -- largely by reducing the amount of required industry paperwork." The commission also predicts it will save 26 lives annually and prevent 562 injuries resulting from crashes involving large commercial motor vehicles.

Register for the MiX webinar at http://explore.mixtelematics.com/webinar/eld-just-the-facts.

About MiX Telematics
MiX Telematics is a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as SaaS to customers managing over 566,000 assets in more than 120 countries. In the U.S., MiX Telematics is known for providing the best customer support, including service for life on all solutions and dedicated account managers who proactively monitor customers' systems for optimal use. The company's products and services provide fleets of all sizes with solutions for efficiency, safety, compliance and security. MiX Telematics was founded in 1996 and has offices in the United States, South Africa, the United Kingdom, Uganda, Brazil, Australia and the United Arab Emirates as well as a network of more than 130 fleet partners worldwide. MiX Telematics shares are publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MIXT) and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE: MIX). For more information, visit www.mixtelematics.com.

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