ELDs – Time to Comply

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 ELD Enforcement Could Look Like on Day 1

The electronic logging device rule takes effect on Dec. 18, but many fleets and drivers may not be compliant with it in time. So, what will enforcement look like for them?

Photo: J.J. Keller


FMCSA Gives 90-Day ELD Waiver to Ag and Livestock Haulers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has officially issued a 90-day temporary waiver of the rule to carriers of agricultural commodities and livestock.

Photo via Zonar


Zonar Confirms ELD Data Transfer Works in FMCSA Testing

Zonar has successfully completed testing with the FMCSA to confirm that data transfer works between its Zonar Logs electronic logging solution and an authorized safety official’s laptop.

FMCSA has granted a TRALA request to provide a 90-day waiver of the ELD rule to trucks rented for 30 days or less.


TRALA Scores 90-Day ELD Waiver for Short-Term Truck Rentals

A 90-day waiver from the electronic logging device mandate will soon be issued for carriers operating short-term rental trucks (defined as 30 days or less) by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Source: Help Inc.


Survey: Owner-Operators More Unprepared for ELD Deadline Than Fleets

Nearly half of respondents to a poll by Help Inc. had not yet selected an electronic logging device two weeks ahead of the Dec. 18 deadline.

Photo: FMCSA


ELD Face-off: Two Sides of the Looming Mandate

With just a week to go until the much-debated electronic logging device rule kicks in on Dec. 18, HDT asked top officials of two trucking associations that have been outspoken in their support or criticism of the far-reaching mandate to weigh in on several key aspects.

Photo: JJ Keller<br />


OOIDA: States Should Review Pitfalls of ELD Rule

Inspired perhaps by a recent action taken by the Attorney General of Indiana, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has requested that “top officials from each state seriously review potential problems anticipated with enforcement” of the electronic logging device mandate.

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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