electronic logs

EOBR rule in the works, expected in November

A rule mandating the use of electronic onboard recorders by truck drivers is expected to be proposed Nov. 18.

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FMCSA studying driver harassment potential of e-logs

The agency says it will do in-depth interviews with carriers to determine “the extent to which could be used by motor carriers or enforcement personnel to harass drivers or monitor drive productivity."

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EOBRs gaining fleet penetration, survey shows

In February 2013, about 35 percent of fleet surveyed said they use electronic logs or electronic onboard recorders in all of their trucks, up from 25 percent from last May.

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Electronic log rule on the horizon, says FMCSA admin

A new electronic log rule could be proposed by September, said Administrator Anne Ferro Thursday, March 14, at a congressional hearing, testifying to a House subcommittee.

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Landstar moving toward electronic logs

The fleet's new EOBR policy includes mandatory use for all new lessees with its Ranger and Inway fleets, and voluntary adoption for existing BCOs except in certain cases.

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uDrove unveils EOBR

uDrove has released a new electronic onboard recorder that costs $380.

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Agency studying whether EOBRs can be used to harass drivers

FMCSA is requesting comment on a proposed survey examining driver harassment and coercion related to electric onboard recorders.

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Agency allows in-cab camera monitoring to continue

A company conducting research on behalf of the FMCSA has received an exemption to install windshield-mounted camera-based monitoring systems in up to 500 commercial motor vehicles.

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EOBR mandate, CSA rating proposals coming early 2013

FMCSA looks to have electronic log rule in place by October 2013.

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Agency researching EOBRs for rulemaking

FMCSA is gathering electronic onboard recorder data for analysis as it nears March 20, the agency’s projected publication date for the rulemaking.

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