electronic logs

FMCSA proposes rule mandating electronic logging devices

The compliance date for the mandate will be two years after the final rule is published, which will come after a 60-day public comment period.

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E-log mandate likely coming soon: White House clears rule, publication nearing

After more than seven months in waiting, the proposed rule mandating Electronic Logging Devices has cleared the White House's Office of Management and Budget, likely paving the way for a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to be published by the end of the month.

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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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POLL: What will you do when/if an electronic log mandate arrives?

With an electronic-log mandate rule long in the works and expected to be publish fairly soon, we want to know: What's your likely course of action when it's fully implemented?

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Onboard recorder mandate set to miss another publication date

The long-expected re-release of the DOT rule mandating the use of Electronic Logging Devices (also known as Electronic Onboard Recorders) seems poised to once again miss an expected date of publication.

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E-log mandate rule projected to come this month, driver database rule this week

In its monthly update on significant rulemakings, the DOT has again revised the projected date of publication for a rule mandating Electronic Logging Devices, backing it up this time to Feb. 27. The drug and alcohol clearinghouse is projected to be published Friday, Feb. 14.

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Electronic log mandate rule expected this month, along with driver database rule

A proposed rule mandating the use of electronic logging devices is expected to be published by FMCSA Jan. 29. The rule implementing a drug and alcohol clearinghouse of truck drivers is expected to be published Jan. 31.

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E-log mandate rule could come next week, driver coercion rule in March

The OMB indicated Dec. 13 it has not yet cleared the electronic logging device mandate rule, but the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration indicated earlier this month it anticipates publishing a proposed rule Dec. 23.

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KeepTruckin introduces e-log app

KeepTruckin has introduced a mobile electronic logbook app. The KeepTruckin mobile app lets drivers: Track their logs on their iPhone or Android device Get alerts when their logs have pending hours-of-service violations Edit their logs to correct mistakes Sign and submit their logs via email or fax KeepTruckin also works with to help dispatchers and fleet managers collect and audit drivers’ logs through their website. The KeepTruckin website lets dispatchers: Save their drivers’ logs in the Cloud Automatically audit logs for violations View documents uploaded ...

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J. J. Keller E-Log system now compatible with iPhone, iPad

The Encompass E-Log and fleet management system from J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is now compatible with the iPhone and iPad through the company's KellerMobile app. The company’s KellerMobile app works with its Gen II ELD/EOBR, installing into any commercial motor vehicle and compatible with all vehicle classes. Data from the ELD/EOBR is instantly transferred to the app, which then transmits it to their cloud-based Encompass back office system, so fleet managers can view, report, track and ...

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