Have you given your ELD data away?

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  1. Linte_Loco

    Linte_Loco Road Train Member

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    Only thing I’ve had occasionally is a portable gps tracker. Sometimes on load, sometimes just a small device I throw in side box With a company,I won’t even use the company app on my phone. Oh hell to the no
     
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  3. Dave_in_AZ

    Dave_in_AZ Road Train Member

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    There's one one dude that uses the portable tracker in the trailer. Used to drop them in the mailbox at the end of load, now they just go in the rubbish.
     
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  4. mitmaks

    mitmaks Road Train Member

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    No thanks. If they need my location ill tell them my location on sometimes ill use tracking app/if broker is nice about it and pays well for the load
     
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  5. TallJoe

    TallJoe Road Train Member

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    They pay, they command, you ought to honor it.
    That's how it is and I don't like it either.
    I'd rather have them hook up to my ELD than personal phone.
     
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  6. Freddy57

    Freddy57 Road Train Member

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    I don't give that API to anyone. I got a bunch of emails from someone called Project 44. They started off asking for it, then when I didn't give it to them, they started trying to threatening me that they were going to tell my brokers that I won't play ball. When that failed they tried telling me I would make more money, I don't see how that would work. I don't thing anyone needs that information.
     
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  7. Jaebo74

    Jaebo74 Medium Load Member

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    Project 44 emails me quite a bit. Trying to get me to sign up for their BS too. All of the companies that use project 44 have their own apps and I use that,so they can go suck it
     
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  8. Long FLD

    Long FLD Road Train Member

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    When I was pulling a pneumatic we had to use 4 Kites on our food grade loads. You can tie it to your ELD if you want but none of us did it. After I would confirm delivery I would turn off my location services for the app until I needed it again.
     
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  9. feldsforever

    feldsforever Road Train Member

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    I have no idea its on the phone long enough for one load. Then just deletes its self or so I think. ?
     
  10. 86scotty

    86scotty Road Train Member

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    It stops tracking that load but if you trust any company like Macropoint to not keep tracking you for their own purposes/statistics/etc. they you are kidding yourself. Turn off tracking in your phone settings.

    They still get our info though. Everyone does. Google is the worst.
     
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  11. lilillill

    lilillill Sarcasm... it's not just for breakfast

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    All google url's should be blocked at the router or firewall. Google has forgotten their original motto: Do no evil.
     
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