onboard recorders

E-log mandate publication date pushed back again, now expected April 9

A proposed rule mandating Electronic Logging Devices (aka Electronic Onboard Recorders) is now projected to be published April 9, according to a monthly report from the Department of Transportation, who has been pushing back the projected publication date for the rule since mid-November.

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E-log mandate on track as agency tries to tackle driver coercion

A proposed rule mandating the use of electronic onboard recorders is still on track for November publication, while the agency is taking steps to mitigate driver coercion.

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E-logs, driver database, vehicle reports on FMCSA’s agenda

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.

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CVSA examines EOBRs

Though CVSA examined EOBRs and speed limiters last week, it does not know yet when it will make a formal recommendation on the devices.

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FMCSA opens floor for driver commentary on EOBRs

FMCSA announced it will hold a listening session April 26, in Bellevue, Wash., to gather public commentary on EOBRs and driver harassment.

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Pulse

You might have noticed the powers that be are not striving to make your work environment more trouble-free next year.

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SpeakOut

Truckers weigh in on onboard recorders, old-time truckers and shortages in overnight truck parking.

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Pulse: Bloodless revolution

Bloodless revolution By Max Heine, Editorial Director News of the electronic onboard recorder mandate for reckless carriers suggests even bigger news – that the order is but a stepping stone toward requiring EOBRs for all carriers. That possible development, though shocking to imagine today, could well be a snoozer when it finally happens. The reason is there are too many factors propelling demand for onboard recorders. These factors, such as their ease of use and elimination of paperwork, ...

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