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Long Road Racing Gets on The Fast Track to ELD Mandate Compliance with BigRoad - A Fleet Complete Company


BigRoad’s Driver-Friendly User Experience Outshines the Competition.

WATERLOO, ON | June 28, 2017

Long Road Racing, a race car fabrication and build company specializing in road racing, selected BigRoad’s DashLink to achieve electronic logging device (ELD) mandate compliance. BigRoad’s intuitive interface was heads and shoulders above the competition, driving Long Road Racing’s decision.

Maintaining DOT and FMCSA compliance was a challenge for company owner Glenn Long, as trucking isn’t his primary business. He explains, “We deliver race cars across North America so we have to track our driving hours and compliance with the rules. I hated all of the paperwork that I was required to hold onto. Not being primarily in the trucking industry, I didn’t know how long I was supposed to keep our daily logs for, or even if they were being filled out correctly.”

When Glenn heard about the upcoming ELD mandate, he knew he had to find a solution that would take the effort out of compliance. After testing several solutions, he selected BigRoad. “The developers and I must think alike because BigRoad was by far the easiest system to use,” he explains. 

Once he installed DashLink ELD into his trucks, it didn’t take long for his drivers to learn how to operate using the engine-connected logging solution. They didn’t need to become compliance experts or be industry veterans because everything was done automatically for them.

BigRoad has taken the time and effort out of compliance for Long Road Racing so that they can focus on what they do best - building fast race cars. Glenn shares, “With BigRoad, I don’t have to understand every nuance of DOT compliance anymore because it’s taken care of for me. That’s a huge comfort. I would absolutely recommend BigRoad to anyone in a similar situation as me.”

“Creating a driver-friendly user experience has always been a top priority for BigRoad,” explains Mike Davies, Vice President of Product at BigRoad. “It’s critical for us to have a product that company drivers and owner-operators actually want to use. Compliance shouldn’t be difficult and with BigRoad it isn’t!”


About Long Road Racing
Based in Statesville, North Carolina, Long Road Racing is a race car manufacturing and build company specializing in sports car road racing. Long Road Racing is the official builder of the Global MX-5 Cup race car, based on the 4th generation MX-5 Miata. The team is comprised of experienced engineers, certified welders, automotive technicians, and painters. In addition to race car fabrication, Long Road Racing specializes in custom fabrication, suspension design and adjustment, race team management, and driver coaching. For more information, visit http://www.longroadracing.com/.

About BigRoad
BigRoad - A Fleet Complete Company
 provides innovative and easy-to-use solutions that simplify safety and compliance for thousands of drivers and fleets across North America. BigRoad was recently acquired by Fleet Complete, a global IoT provider of mission critical fleet, asset and mobile workforce management and telematics solutions. BigRoad’s DashLink ELD is a simple, affordable, and flexible way for fleets and owner-operators to achieve ELD mandate compliance. With over 480,000 downloads, the BigRoad Mobile App is the number one electronic logging app for drivers on Android and iOS. For fleets, the BigRoad Web App helps maximize operational efficiency with real-time visibility and risk notifications. Over 30,000 fleets have chosen BigRoad as their compliance partner.

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Alicia Bedard
Director of Marketing, BigRoad
alicia.bedard@bigroad.com
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