ELDs – Time to Comply

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

Articles

How Secure is Your ELD?

Ever since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration opened up its self-certification registration system for mandatory electronic logging devices, there have been a number of new-entrant companies offering ELDs – but how confident can you be that those devices are safe from hacking or data breaches?

Photo via Zonar

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

USEFUL WHITEPAPERS
The ELD Mandate Grandfather Clause: Converting AOBRDs to ELDs
The ELD Mandate went into effect last December and it included a grandfather clause, a two-year period to convert AOBRDs to ELDs. Read this white paper to understand the grandfather clause and learn how leading fleet Crete Carrier Corporation is navigating it.
Hours of Service (HOS) Inspections
With the ELD mandate in effect, HOS inspections are inevitable. Today’s GPS fleet tracking systems can help make passing inspections easier.
Electronic Logging Devices: The Next Generation of Recordkeeping
An ebook covering the transition from paper logs to digital ones. It describes the types of solutions available along with their pros and cons. The ebook also provides tips on how to implement the solution with your team.
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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