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Court Dismisses Challenge to ELD Rule

October 31, 2016

By David Cullen

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A federal appellate court has upheld the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s electronic logging device mandate, which now remains on track to go into effect starting on Dec. 18, 2017.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit rejected the argument of the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association, which had sued to throw out the rule on the grounds that it would violate drivers’ rights to privacy under the Fourth Amendment.

In denying OOIDA’s petition for judicial review, the court stated that it found that the ELD rule is “not arbitrary or capricious, nor does it violate the Fourth Amendment.”


  1. 1. Trucker [ October 31, 2016 @ 04:47PM ]

    More of the Government bull shit when are these NEW BREED of drivers going to stand up this is nothing more thT them put us small guy out of business scree you ATA you think your the shit 95 ℅ of wrecks are trucks that have ELD ANYTHING TO GET RID OF INDEPENDENT OWNER OPERATORS

  2. 2. Kenny Scott [ October 31, 2016 @ 06:30PM ]


  3. 3. Kenny Scott [ October 31, 2016 @ 06:30PM ]


  4. 4. Clifford J. Dye [ November 01, 2016 @ 06:49AM ]

    When it going too stop. I ben driving for 37 years, and the b-s need too stop. Owner operator need to do job to make a living. The ELD is not going too make better,driver are going too push them self more , because now they have get job faster, because with traffic now days,we have work around too get job down.Groverment need too start taking care country,and the federal motor carrier need think more about this they sit in offices, and know what going on with life.

  5. 5. Anna Emery [ November 01, 2016 @ 07:36AM ]

    It affects EVERYONE'S privacy

  6. 6. Carlton Biggs [ November 02, 2016 @ 05:03PM ]

    I been O/O for 38 years and when this garbage is in effect, I and all the ones I work with hauling farm products are going to quit. This federal government we got is a piece of ----. This country needs a change for it is going down the tube.


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