electronic logging devices

ELDs on the market today

This most recent update to Overdrive's August 2015-published comparison chart offers quick looks at more than 20 electronic logging device providers on or entering the market in advance of December 2017 ELD mandate compliance date.

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OOIDA to ask for new hearing on ELD challenge

If the 7th Circuit denies OOIDA’s request for a rehearing, the group will likely appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, OOIDA Executive VP Todd Spencer says.

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‘Keep fighting’: One reader’s reaction to the 7th circuit’s ELD decision

In this Overdrive Radio 'mailbag' series podcast, more than one trucker strikes a defiant yet hopeful tone in response to yesterday's Halloween decision by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals upholding the FMCSA's ELD mandate final rule.

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OOIDA considers further legal challenge to ELD mandate

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, which filed the lawsuit in March, said it is disappointed, but looking ahead to continue challenging the rule.

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PIT Group to offer independent ELD testing, verification

The independent testing will follow the latest version of the ELD Test Plan and Procedures issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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Trucking attorney: Court appears likely to side with FMCSA in ELD court challenge

"The panel was very suspect of the arguments that OOIDA was making and seemed to be much more in favor of the attorneys of the agency,” said transportation attorney Tim Wiseman of the Sept. 13-held oral arguments made in the ELD court challenge.

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E-log announced by Isotrak

Isotrak has announced the release of its new hours-of-service compliance app, which the company says has an intuitive and easy-to-use interface for drivers. Correction: The e-log is not listed among FMCSA's certified and registered ELDs.

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Brokers see ELD data as opportunity to find trucking capacity

As electronic logging device adoption grows ahead of the December 2017 effective date of the U.S. DOT’s ELD mandate, brokers and other third-party logistics providers see an opportunity to use hours-of-service data gleaned from the devices to find available trucks and drivers.

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ELD privacy concerns an ‘illogical extreme,’ groups argue in court filings

The court battle over a federal rule to mandate electronic logging devices for truck drivers saw two carrier-backed parties file briefs in support of the mandate this week, with both filings touting the perceived benefits of the rule and dismissing claims brought by trucker-backed groups about the rule’s efficacy.

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Trucking attorney thinks ELD mandate will survive OOIDA’s legal challenge

An attorney this week predicted the current electronic logging device mandate will withstand the legal challenge by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association.

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