The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has revoked the 'Registered Devices' status of 10 more ELDs, joining 10 others that the agency has previously revoked.
Motor carriers and drivers using the following ELDs have 60 days to replace them with compliant ELDs:
- CI ELD Logs (reinstated a short time later following this story's original publication date)
- ELD 2 GO
- Golden ELD
- PowerTrucks ELD (Reinstated as of Dec. 15, 2023)
- Steer Right ELD
- TST 1 ELD
- World Trucking ELD
FMCSA said it placed these ELDs on the Revoked Devices list due to the providers’ failure to meet the minimum requirements established in 49 CFR part 395, subpart B, appendix A (functional specifications for ELDs), effective Dec. 1. More information about the specifics of why the devices were revoked was unavailable.
A spokesperson for the PowerTrucks ELD said prior to FMCSA's notice Friday morning, the company had received no communication or indication from the agency that there was a problem with the device, adding that the company has always stayed within the regulatory requirements for ELDs. The company noted its devices are in more than 1,000 trucks.
Overdrive also reached out to the other companies regarding their revoked devices but has yet to receive responses. This story will be updated with any additional information.
Motor carriers and drivers who use the ELDs listed above must stop using the devices and revert to paper logs or logging software to record required hours-of-service data and replace the revoked ELDs with a compliant device before Jan. 30, 2024.
Drivers who continue to use the revoked ELDs on or after Jan. 30, will be in violation of 49 CFR 395.8(a)(1) -- “No record of duty status” -- and drivers will be placed out-of-service.
If the ELD providers correct all identified deficiencies for their devices, FMCSA will place the ELDs back on the Registered Devices list and inform the industry and the field. However, FMCSA said it "strongly encourages motor carriers to take the actions listed above now to avoid compliance issues in the event that these deficiencies are not addressed in time."
[Related: Two more ELDs revoked by FMCSA]