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Don’t Shortchange Training When Converting to ELDs
Don't Wait Until the Last Minute to Switch to ELDs

Don't Wait Until the Last Minute to Switch to ELDs

Dec. 16, 2019, is the last day you’ll be able to take advantage of the grandfather clause that let carriers using automatic onboard recording devices hold off switching to fully compliant electronic logging devices for two years.

August 19, 2019

Lawmakers Seek to Expand Hours-of-Service Exemptions for Agricultural Commodities
FMCSA Sets June Date to Publish its Proposed Hours-of-Service Changes
Keep Your Eye on Trucking’s Moneyball

Keep Your Eye on Trucking’s Moneyball

Thoughts on how ELD data may help reshape HOS and what else trucking may see next year, per the crystal ball of TCA's resident sage. Blog commentary by Executive Editor David Cullen

December 21, 2018

ELD Lessons Learned So Far, Part 2: Vendors

ELD Lessons Learned So Far, Part 2: Vendors

"There are quite a few bad ELD vendors out there... They probably should have never been certified, but remember, this is a self-certification process." Find out more about the challenges with ELD devices in this report.

August 27, 2018

Trucking Alliance Pushing for State ELD Mandates

Trucking Alliance Pushing for State ELD Mandates

The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as the Trucking Alliance, is calling for all state legislatures to require electronic logging devices in commercial trucks that only operate within their state (intrastate).

July 20, 2018

House Bill Aims for Narrow HOS Changes and to Speed Split-Sleeper Berth Reform
Senate Bill Would Reform ELD and HOS Rules for Livestock Truckers

Senate Bill Would Reform ELD and HOS Rules for Livestock Truckers

There's yet another in this spring’s bumper crop of bills proposed on Capitol Hill to benefit livestock (and insect) haulers by relaxing the electronic logging device rule and also, in some cases, easing the hours of service rules specifically for this class of truckers.

June 14, 2018

Trucking Alliance Blasts Senate Bill to Rewrite HOS for Livestock Haulers
Senate Advances DOT Funding Bill with No Trucking Riders

Senate Advances DOT Funding Bill with No Trucking Riders

The Senate version of the THUD bill does not contain any of the riders that trucking interests have been flogging on Capitol Hill, such as provisions for waivers of the electronic logging device rule or to prevent states from pre-empting federal law on meal and rest breaks for truckers

June 8, 2018

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

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.

March 29, 2018

ELD Mandate: Don’t Rest Easy If You’re Grandfathered with AOBRDs
FMCSA Widens Stance on AOBRD Grandfather Clause

FMCSA Widens Stance on AOBRD Grandfather Clause

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has slightly liberalized its stance on the use automatic on-board recording devices by some fleets that are using those devices under the terms of the AOBRD grandfather clause within the electronic logging device rule.

March 21, 2018

FMCSA Issues New 90-Day ELD Waiver for Ag Haulers

FMCSA Issues New 90-Day ELD Waiver for Ag Haulers

The FMCSA is granting an additional 90-day temporary waiver from the electronic logging rule for “agriculture-related transportation.” During that time period, the agency says it will also publish "final guidance" on both the agricultural air-mile exemption within the hours of service rule and on the use of the personal conveyance adjustment by all motor carriers operating under the ELD rule.

March 13, 2018