Alternative fuels are any materials or substances that can be used as fuel other than traditional fossil fuel. Bio-diesel, bio-alcohol, hydrogen, and chemically stored electricity are all examples of alternative fuel.
An application-programming interface (API) is a set of programming instructions and standards for accessing a web-based software application or web tool. It allows software applications to connect, communicate, and exchange information or functionality with each other.
Many of our Partner integrations use APIs to allow you to access GPS data inside their software.
A motor vehicle that is equipped with in-car telematics. This allows connections to other devices in the car or services, networks, and devices outside the car.
Linxup's integration with Ford is an example of how connected vehicles can access and share vehicle data.
FMCSA stands for Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. It is an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that was created in 2000. Its primary aim is to improve the safety performance of commercial vehicles, (e.g., large trucks, buses) and minimize accidents across the United States trucking industry.
ELD solutions must be registered with the FMCSA. View Linxup's registration by visiting the FMCSA and typing "Linxup" in the search bar.
HOS (hours of service) is the maximum allowable working hours for commercial motor vehicle drivers in a given period. It also defines how much rest a truck driver should have between shifts.
Linxup's ELD solution tracks hours of service.