An rule mandating use of electronic logs is still slated to be proposed in November, the DOT said this week. It also expects to publish the drug and alcohol clearinghouse rule later this year.
FMCSA is requesting comment on a proposed survey examining driver harassment and coercion related to electric onboard recorders.
ATA and others continue their march for a national electronic log mandate.
Though CVSA examined EOBRs and speed limiters last week, it does not know yet when it will make a formal recommendation on the devices.
National Tank Truck Carriers said it voted to support the electronic logging mandate last July.
All interstate commercial truck and bus carriers that use logbooks would have to use electronic onboard recorders under a proposed regulation.
UDrove is an online service and smartphone application that helps truckers keep a log, track mileage for tax purposes, record fuel and business expenses and electronically submit reports and documents.
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