ELDs – Time to Comply

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The ELD Rule: Time to Comply

The electronic logging device mandate, effective on Dec. 18, requires most carriers and drivers to convert from using paper logs or logging software to a registered ELD if they do not have an automatic on-board recording device in use. Whether you already are using e-logs or you've waited till the last minute, download this special supplement by HDT's editors to learn more.

Violations of the ELD rule found during roadside inspections since full enforcement kicked in are now being used in the Safety Measurement System. Image: FMCSA

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FMCSA Now Recording ELD Violations in SMS

Violations of the electronic logging device rule found during roadside inspections since full enforcement kicked in on April 1 are now being used in the Safety Measurement System that drives the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Carrier, Safety, Accountability enforcement program.

Zed Connect has opened its U.S. headquarters in Calabasas, Calif. Photo: Zed Connect

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Zed Connect Opens U.S. Headquarters

Cummins subsidiary company Zed Connect has opened its headquarters in Calabasas, Calif., housing the company’s executive staff, research and development, engineering, design, product management, accounting and marketing.

You can challenge citations you believe were in error &amp;ndash; including ELDs &amp;ndash; via FMCSA&#39;s DataQs process.

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Get Dinged Wrongly for an ELD Violation? Here's How to Challenge It

Full enforcement of the electronic logging device mandate that went into effect April 1 means you may need to challenge incorrect citations and inspection reports. Here are tips for filing successful Data Q challenges.

Still using AOBRDs under the ELD mandate&#39;s grandfather clause? File photo: Schneider

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One Thing You Need to Do if You're Using Grandfathered AOBRDs

If you’re using automatic onboard recording devices to track driver hours of service under the grandfather clause of the electronic logging device mandate, there’s something very important you need to do by mid-June, says a former commercial vehicle enforcement official who’s now a transportation consultant.

Everyone required to operate with an ELD will face &amp;ldquo;a firehose of violations&amp;rdquo; issued roadside by law enforcement, predicts Steve Bryan, president of Vigillo.

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Impact of Full ELD Enforcement: ‘A Firehose of Violations’

Not just the illegally unprepared may feel the shock starting April 1, when full enforcement of the electronic logging device rule kicks in. That’s because everyone required to operate with an ELD will face “a firehose of violations” issued roadside by law enforcement, predicts Steve Bryan, president of Vigillo.

The Geotab Garmin ELD bundle includes the Geotab Cloud ELD, Garmin Fleet 790 tablet, HD dash camera, LTE connectivity, vehicle charger, and suction cup mount. Photo: Garmin

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Geotab, Garmin Offer ELD Bundle

Telematics provider Geotab has begun offering the Geotab Garmin ELD Bundle, which it says is a driver-friendly and durable solution for ELD compliance that helps fleets improve productivity, increase driver safety, and strengthen compliance.

Printing is one of several ways e-logs can be presented to enforcement officials during roadside inspections. Photo: Continental VDO

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ELD Mandate: 10 Things You Need to Know as Full Enforcement Hits

The "soft enforcement" period for the new electronic logs mandate is over as of April 1. Here are 10 things that can help you make sure you're legal.

Convoy&#39;s Automated Detention feature will verify and compensate fleets for lost time at a shipping dock over two hours. Photo: Convoy

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Convoy Offers Automated Detention Pay

The Convoy freight matching service is offering to pay for extended delays that are out of a driver’s control with a new Automated Detention feature.

Trucker Path is now offering an ELD through a monthly subscription.

Products

Trucker Path Launches ELD Solution

Trucker Path is now offering an electronic logging device. The device is free and uses a monthly subscription for logging services.

FR8Star CEO Matt Kropp says data is moving from the domain of large fleets into the hands of smaller carriers. Photo: FR8Star

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Q&A: FR8Star CEO Matt Kropp on Using the Data from ELDs and More

FR8Star CEO Matt Kropp brings an outsider's fresh perspective to trucking technology. In this exclusive interview, he shares his thoughts on ELDs, autonomous trucks, blockchain, and more.

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