Dash cam crime solvers

July 2021 | TruckNews.com

Truck drivers and fleets began equipping their vehicles with dash cams initially to protect themselves. In some cases, the footage captured by these cameras is assisting law enforcement in conducting accident investigations the truck driver wasn’t even involved in.
In one case involving a Kriska Transportation Group driver, the safety department contacted ISAAC Instruments to request footage of the incident.

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How real-time coaching can boost fleet efficiency and safety

July 2021 | Fleet Owner

Since Tucker Freight Lines added real-time in-cab coaching from ISAAC Instruments to its fleet of dry vans and flatbeds two years ago, the carrier has increased its fleetwide mpg by one mile, saving drivers about $200 per week in fuel—around $10,000 per year. Along with better fuel efficiency, the fleet has become safer.

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Fleets say real-time coaching app improves MPG and driver health

July 2021 | CCJ Digital

Amid the current driver shortage, a panel of fleet executives said using real-time driver coaching from ISAAC Instruments has resulted in improved fuel efficiency, safety and retention.

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ISAAC founder talks AI, data privacy, and more

June 2021 | Trucknews.com

Jacques DeLarochelliere, the president of ISAAC Instruments – a business built on generating data – knows telematics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) will play an important role in the future of trucking.

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As Canada’s ELD mandate takes effect, compliance is impossible

June 2021 | Trucknews.com

Jacques DeLarochelliere, president of ISAAC Instruments, told Today’s Trucking the certification process is taking longer than the six to eight weeks first expected, but that’s proof the system is working.

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Canada’s top SME employers show compassion and resilience in the face of crisis

April 2021 | The Globe and Mail

In a year like no other, we celebrate Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers (SMEs) 2021 for their resilience in these challenging times. Most SMEs outstanding are the myriad of initiatives targeting the well-being of employees. For instance, ISAAC Instruments Inc. includes coverage for online Best Doctors telemedicine service as part of its new health plan.

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Leveraging Canadian ELDs for doing much more than Elogs

March 2021 | Trucknews.com

Motor carriers in Canada are preparing for the upcoming ELD mandate. Those who are still planning to purchase ELDs have time to assess their business needs, review competitive offerings, test functionality, and make a decision to start a roll-out.

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Isaac looks to expand in U.S. market

February 2021 | Trucknews.com

ISAAC Instruments has added three transportation veterans to its board, while eyeing growth in the U.S. market with the opening of a Cleveland office. The company says 40% of large Canadian fleets use its products and it wants to expand its presence south of the border.

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ISAAC Instruments says ELD extension not needed

February 2021 | Trucknews.com

ISAAC Instruments says it’s comfortable with the timeline in place, requiring certified electronic logging devices (ELDs) to be used in Canada by June 12.

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13 things Canadian truck drivers should know about ELDs

November 2020 | Trucknews.com

Here are 13 things that drivers should know about ELDs, said Isaac Instruments compliance and safety specialist Melanie Simard, during an online presentation for the 2020 ISAAC User Conference.

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Pamlico invests in ISAAC Instruments

September 2020 | Trucknews.com

The private equity firm Pamlico Capital has made a growth investment in fleet management solutions provider Isaac Instruments, the two companies announced.

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CN to equip truck fleet with ISAAC telemetry solution

January 2020 | Progressive Railroading

CN’s road transportation subsidiary CNTL has selected ISAAC Instruments’ telemetry solution to optimize the Class I’s road safety efforts on its fleet of more than 1,000 trucks.

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The Data Master: Jacques DeLarochelliere

December 2019 | Trucknews.com

Capturing data, and using it to better manage a fleet, can make the difference. “In God we trust, others bring us data,” is a phrase DeLarochellière likes to use.

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The power of telematics is not limited to mega fleets

October 2019 | Trucknews.com

Trucks produce an enormous amount of data every day. An exact number would be difficult to determine, but the data files themselves are tiny, on the order of a couple of dozen bytes per file. We have heard it said that a typical truck can produce up to 4 gigabytes of data in a day. That’s 4 billion bytes.

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Ever-expanding ISAAC Instruments opens new HQ

September 2019 | Trucknews.com

As fleets increasingly invest in new technologies, the truck market itself continues to grow, he explains. And their technologies are not limited to electronic logging devices, either. “Most of the fleets we are working with have been using some form of electronic logbook for quite awhile,” DeLarochelliere says. “Some of our customers have been doing it for 30 years.”

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Prepare for different Canadian and U.S. ELD rules

August 2019 | Trucknews.com

Canadian fleets that don’t operate in the U.S. still have the option of running electronic or paper logs. Some fleets may already use ELDs (electronic logging devices), while others may be using AOBRDs (automatic on-board recording devices) or something in between.

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Boost driver performance with in-cab coaching systems

May 2019 | Trucknews.com

How do you coax drivers to operate more fuel efficiently? Drivers respond well to incentives when they are seen as fair, but it’s almost impossible to manage a fuel incentive program based solely on fuel consumed.

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Must-have technologies, ELDs, and government regulations

April 2019 | Trucknews.com

Speaking during the “technology in the workplace” panel at the Alberta Motor Transport Association Leadership Conference and AGM April 27 in Kananaskis, Alta, Jean-Sebastien Bouchard, vice-president of sales and a partner with Isaac Instruments, agreed on the importance of using forward-facing cameras, which have several benefits to fleets.

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Trucking executives share 7 tips to manage change

November 2018 | Trucknews.com

Managing such change is no small task, but three fleet executives participating in a panel discussion at Isaac Instruments’ recent leadership summit offered insights into how they tackle such issues.

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Millennial Machines: Could telematics help to attract young drivers?

November 2018 | Trucknews.com

The trucking industry has clearly struggled to attract a younger generation of truck drivers. Millennials between the ages of 25 and 34 account for 37% of the national workforce but represented just 14% of drivers in 2011 – and that’s down from 18% of drivers in 2006. As fleets search for strategies, he suggested that today’s telematics systems offer a powerful recruiting and retention tool to help reverse the trend.

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