Why does the Trip History Report show different distances than HOS Logs/IFTA Reports?

Applies To

  • MyGeotab
  • Trip History
  • Duty Status Logs 
  • IFTA Report

Answer

The distance differs because Trip History shows GPS based measurements whereas HOS/IFTA uses Odometer based measurements, both with their own sources of error.

Additional Notes

Read more about GPS and Odometer discrepancies in this article