electronic-logging-device

Video: Voices and images from Monday’s ELD rallies

Several truck drivers in attendance for Monday's "ELD Media Blitz" rallies voice their concerns over the electronic logging device mandate and issues the mandate will cause for drivers.

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Driver rallies relay ELD concerns to media, public

Groups of owner-operators and other drivers gathered at various locations around the country Monday in opposition to the electronic logging device mandate as part of a so-called “ELD Media Blitz” to bring attention to security, economic and safety issues associated with the mandate.

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Owner-operators rail against hours-of-service rule in House hearing on federal regulations

The House Committee on Small Business heard Wednesday from owner-operators and small business truckers about federal regulations, specifically the ELD mandate and hours of service, and their impact on small trucking businesses.

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No points against CSA score for ELD violation during phase-in period

Drivers who receive a violation for having no ELD between Dec. 18 and April 1 will not have points recorded against them in the Compliance, Safety, Accountability carrier scoring system, safety officials said today at a public hearing in Birmingham, Ala.

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60 percent of small fleets still need ELDs, survey finds

In sum, 1,982 carriers were surveyed, with most of the survey respondents running 40 trucks or fewer. Of the 156 carriers operating between 1 and 5 trucks, 93 (60 percent) have yet to adopt ELDs.

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Livestock haulers, intermodal fleet petition FMCSA for ELD mandate reprieve

The National Pork Producers Coalition and intermodal fleet Hub Group Trucking have requested exemptions from all or part of the ELD mandate.

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ELD exemption requests: film production haulers, farm equipment dealers

Two more exemption requests from the electronic logging device mandate have been filed by the Motion Picture Association of America and the Western Equipment Dealers Association. Both requests seek full exemptions from the use of ELDs.

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USA Truck owner-operators get discount on KeepTruckin ELD service

KeepTruckin is a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) ELD that connects a driver’s smartphone or tablet to a “black box” hooked to the truck’s ECM.

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Truckers driving rentals for eight days or fewer exempt from ELDs

Under the terms of the exemption, drivers will still be subject to the hours-of-service rules and must maintain paper logs for the current and prior seven days, if required. Drivers must also keep a copy of the rental agreement in the truck to show law enforcement.

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YRC becomes second mega-fleet to request exemption from certain ELD mandate provisions

The nation's fifth-largest fleet is asking FMCSA to allow it to phase in new trucks with AOBRDs after the cutoff date of Dec. 18, 2017, to replace trucks that had AOBRDs. The exemption request also seeks a reprieve to allow drivers to record their duty statuses differently in certain situations than the mandate allows.

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