Tag: ELD mandate
Questions to consider about looming Canadian ELD mandate enforcement
Chiefly, transfer of log data through an eRODS-software-type system for analysis will not be happening initially. Meanwhile, with no registered ELDs, still no clear indication an enforcement delay from June 12 is in the offing from Canadian regulators.
February 11, 2021
Don't forget what they say about double negatives ...
One eagle-eyed owner-operator and grammar enthusiast offers an intriguing object lesson with these no-engine-brakes signs -- and: Still no devices on Canada's ELD registry with mandate deadline five months out.
February 8, 2021
What you should know about the looming Canadian ELD mandate
The rule is set to go into force June 12, though some groups are calling for a delay, given no devices have been certified. And there's much more than that.
December 17, 2020
Electronic Logging Devices
Owner-operators, some already forced to switch ELD providers, stare down turbulent e-log market
Could the electronic logging device market be headed for consolidation? If so, what does that mean for owner-operators and small fleets? Find out on Overdrive.
July 16, 2020
‘Over the road’ episode 6: Our Punjabi brothers
Binda Atwal leads the Over the Road team through the heavily Punjabi-influenced trucking world around his home base in California. Listen here on Overdrive.
April 30, 2020
ELDs: What can be done about your ‘jacked-up’ log when you forget to go PC
Wondering what can be done if you forget to change your electronic logging device to personal conveyance before moving? Details here.
March 11, 2020
In defense of truckers? FMCSA interim boss Jim Mullen says he’s committed to hours of service reforms
FMCSA Acting Administrator Jim Mullen notes the hours of service regulations need modification to benefit truck drivers. More information here on Overdrive.
February 25, 2020
ELD mandate final deadline — today or tomorrow?
If FMCSA and various news outlets’ use of Dec. 16/Dec. 17 for the deadline hasn’t exactly been 100% consistent leading into this week, the CVSA’s has. Today is the last day it’s OK to use a grandfathered AOBRD for those covered by the mandate. Wildcard thereafter: as usual, extent of enforcement.
December 16, 2019
The irony of e-logging and coercion: Complaints on a steady rise since mandate
Coercion complaints filed by drivers with FMCSA have gone up every year since the rule prohibiting coercion took effect in January 2016, more than doubling by the third year. That’s in spite of, or because of, another rule that same year, the ELD mandate.
December 10, 2019
News roundup, Dec. 2: CVSA issues update on final e-log deadline, used-truck market turning to buyers’ favor
CVSA’s reminder: No ‘soft enforcement’ period or delay in the offing for the Dec. 17 ELD mandate deadline date. Amid growing buyers’ market for used trucks, a particular source for full maintenance records. Waste collection company seeks expansion of short-haul logging exemption.
December 2, 2019
The truck booting trap, and one small fleet owner’s ongoing crusade for a solution
Local and/or state regs around booting and towing vary considerably, as small fleet owner Leander Richmond has most certainly found in his efforts to raise awareness among truckers and law enforcement about the more predatory boots in that business. Here in this week’s Overdrive Radio podcast, what he sees as a possible solution to the problem.
November 8, 2019
Small group of truckers in Lexington, Ky., today showing Yang campaign support — a little for Trump, too — around President’s rally
In a bid for national attention to driver issues, today a small group of truckers banded together in Lexington, Ky., with support from an Andrew Yang campaign-supporting Super PAC to display Yang support around a Trump rally. They invited Trump-supporting truckers to fly their banners, too.
November 4, 2019
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