Tag: ELD

ELDs And Trucking Rate Hikes

Truck industry analysts are predicting big rate hikes as enforcement of the ELD mandate ramps up. The mandate requiring commercial truck drivers to electronically log their service hours officially went into effect on December 18, 2017. But at that time, roadside enforcement personnel were only permitted to document violations of the rule. “Hard enforcement” will …

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Last-Minute Protests Against New ELD Mandate

Tick-tock. The countdown to the ELD mandate is only five days away. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) new rules require truck drivers to now use an electronic logging device (ELD) to track their service hours. ELDs work by monitoring and recording data directly from a truck’s engine. Some trucking companies already use ELDs. However, many owner-operators …

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