ELDs – Time to Comply

The Trucking Alliance, which consists of motor carrier members, contends that granting a 5-year exemption to smaller carriers would 'gut' the ELD rule. Photo: Knight Transportation


5-Year Exemption Would 'Gut’ ELD Rule, Truck Safety Groups Say

Is there such a thing as too big an exemption to the electronic logging rule? That’s the gist of joint comments submitted to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration by a safety advocacy group composed of motor carriers and a highway-safety lobby.

Old Dominion Freight Line is seeking a one-year exemption from the ELD mandate. Photo: ODFL


FMCSA: Carriers Stymied by PeopleNet AOBRD Issue May Seek Exemption

The FMCSA is considering a request by one motor carrier for a one-year exemption from electronic logging rules so that its AOBRD/ELD provider can provide a specific type of software as having been made “on behalf of all motor carriers in similar situations concerning the integration of PeopleNet’s ELD software into fleet management systems.”


FMCSA Publishes ELD Waiver for Rental Trucks

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published in the Federal Register the waiver the Truck Renting and Leasing Association requested for short-term rental trucks.

Graph courtesy CarrierLists


Survey: Regional Small Fleets Slower to Comply With ELD Mandate

Regional small fleets appear to be lagging behind national fleets when it comes to adoption of mandatory electronic logging devices, according to the latest weekly survey numbers from CarrierLists.

Truckstop.com's Market Demand Index hit a record high the first week of 2018.


FTR: Tight Capacity, Rate Increases Projected to Continue

Truckload capacity will remain tight and rates high, but both may moderate somewhat as market forces come into play, according to FTR analysts. The ELD mandate is still a wild card, with the economy and tax reform playing a part as well.

Image via KeepTruckin


KeepTruckin ELD Available Through Pilot Flying J

KeepTruckin has announced that its KeepTruckin ELD solution will now be available for purchase at participating Pilot Flying J Travel Center locations across North America.

Image via FleetUp


FleetUp Partners with Navistar on Vehicle Diagnostics Solution

FleetUp, a provider of electronic logging device and hours of service compliance solutions, has partnered with Navistar International to create a comprehensive vehicle diagnostics and preventive maintenance solution.

Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Canada. Photo via Wikimedia Commons<br />


Canada Unveils Plan for its Own ELD Mandate

Canada’s federal government has unveiled plans to mandate electronic logging devices in trucks, largely echoing rules that officially took hold in the U.S. on Dec. 18.


Trucking Alliance Applauds Trump for Sticking with ELD Rule

The Trucking Alliance is applauding the Trump Administration for not delaying the ELD mandate deadline, calling it a victory for highway safety.


ELD Mandate Finally Arrives, to Growing Pains and Praise

The electronic logging device rule kicked in on Dec. 18 and enforcement has begun across the country.

What Law Enforcement is Looking for and How to Avoid Being Cited
Do you know what officers are looking for during ELD inspections? Download this guide to learn what to expect at roadside and how to avoid costly citations.
Choosing an ELD Solution: What to Ask
Do you know what to look for in an ELD? Learn the top features and functions so you can make the right choice for the long run.
5 Traps to Avoid When Choosing an ELD
The ELD Mandate has passed, but it’s not too late to find a compliant solution that also makes your fleet more competitive and productive. Here are five traps to avoid when considering a provider.
The ELD Rule: Time to Comply
HDT's editors endeavored to find answers to the most common questions that arise, from the basics to the most minute details.

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