Best and simplest elog system

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by OldeSkool, Jan 13, 2022.

  1. OldeSkool

    OldeSkool Road Train Member

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    So I’m going to start using elog it looks like and though I’ve had my truck for years I’ve never used elog, I’ve always worked locally.

    1. What is a good elog system that is simple and will keep track of my miles for IFTA??

    2. Is it legal to use my phone for my elog??
     
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  3. Siinman

    Siinman Road Train Member

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    I use Keep Trucking and it works great. Use it on your phone and does IFTA.
     
  4. Espressolane

    Espressolane Road Train Member

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    I find that KeepTruckin is one of the better options. Garmin also has a unit that reported to work well.
     
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  5. Agtrucker

    Agtrucker Light Load Member

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    After starting with jj Keller we moved to eroad about 2 yrs ago. Wish it had been eroad all along.
     
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    God prefers Diesels Road Train Member

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    I also use KeepTruckin. I like it, but I don't have anything else to compare it to, so I don't know if it's "good" or not. The one time I got inspected, the cop said they like it.
     
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  7. WesternPlains

    WesternPlains Road Train Member

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    I've worked with about 5 different ones. Including about three major updates to PeopleNet. By far, Keep Trucking is the best.
     
  8. 86scotty

    86scotty Road Train Member

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    I use Blue Ink Tech. Bought the unit for a couple hundred, one time payment only, no monthly. However, I probably would've gone with Keep Truckin if I knew about it then.
     
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  9. MacLean

    MacLean Medium Load Member

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    I like Keep Trucking but I have a few buddies that use Big Road and like it.
     
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  10. Oxbow

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    I am exempt from elog requirements, but I do use Big Road when I need to log. I have it on my phone, and it seems to work well and is free of charge for my situation.
     
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  11. Lazer

    Lazer Heavy Load Member

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    At work, we use ‘Big Road’. That’s the only phone based system I have used, so can’t compare to others. Previous employer used Qualcomm, and then Samsara.
    Twice have been inspected, trooper asked to see my logs, help up my phone, and the laminated help guide carry along, and said “Big Road”, trooper said “that’s ok, don’t bother, hand me your b.o.l.”
     
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