Will The FleetUp ELD drain my vehicle's battery?
No. The FleetUp ELD requires very little power to recharge its internal battery. It will only use power when the vehicle’s ignition is on.
How do the FleetUp ELD and the Companion App work together?
The FleetUp ELD is a hardware device that installs in 10 minutes as a hidden installation in the vehicle, and it keeps the OBD-II port open for maintenance. The FleetUp HOS Companion App is used in combination with the FleetUp ELD, and captures HOS driving time in compliance with the FMCSA ELD Mandate, requiring drivers to use in-vehicle ELDs by December 18, 2017.
Does the FleetUp ELD require a special installation?
No. The FleetUp ELD will install in a standard vehicle in about 10 minutes. Some vehicles might take a little while longer, but it’s quick, and we send you everything you need for installation.
Do I need a special or dedicated device to use the FleetUp HOS Companion App?
No. The FleetUp HOS Companion App is compatible with the vast majority of Android and iOS devices.
What happens if the FleetUp ELD or the FleetUp HOS Companion App loses connection to the cell towers?
Both the FleetUp ELD and the FleetUp HOS Companion App can be used offline. Even without a connection, the FleetUp ELD will continue to collect GPS and vehicle data and will send that data to the cloud and FleetUp HOS Companion App as soon as it can reestablish a data connection.
How will the driver know when their Hours of Service (HOS) are nearly up or when they are about to violate the FMCSA’s mandate?
The FleetUp HOS Companion App is the only ELD-HOS app that offers Voice Over HOS. It will proactively and audibly (via voice) advise the driver of their on-duty time remaining, as well as offer pre-violation warnings as they approach the limits of their authorized Hours of Service.
Does the FleetUp ELD support off-duty driving?
Yes. Drivers can set their driving status to personal conveyance or yard move in the FleetUp HOS Companion App.
Can the FleetUp ELD be disconnected or hacked?
FleetUp ELDs are installed under the dashboard, and are out of view/access in normal circumstances. Because the FleetUp ELD doesn’t use Bluetooth, the risk of hacking or unauthorized access is virtually nil.