An Overdrive survey shows between 50 and 70 percent of respondents threatening to exit the industry over the electronic-log mandate -- the highest percentages are among independents/small fleets.
That is, should the mandate take effect. With FMCSA hoping for a 2016 compliance date, KeepTruckin says it's developing the hardware to satisfy the ELD mandate now.
Is widespread opposition to the ELD mandate proposed recently by FMCSA really an hours of service issue? Would an hours revamp make ELDs more palatable? Tell us in this poll...
FMCSA's electronic logging device mandate proposal has been published in the Federal Register, and the agency will accept public comment on the proposed rule until May 27.
FMCSA outlines eight proposed provisions to attempt to prevent driver harassment with ELDs. Congress and the courts directed FMCSA to include safeguards against driver harassment in the rule.
The rule addresses driver harassment protections, hardware specifications and hours of service-related supporting documents.
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