December 6, 2017

Carriers and Law Enforcers Prepare for the ELD Mandate

Carriers and Law Enforcers Prepare for the ELD Mandate

After years of legal battles, speculations, and anticipation, the ELD mandate is almost here. The compliance deadline is December 18, 2017. However, some truckers and carriers still need work to do to comply with the upcoming ELD rule. According to a recent estimate, nearly one million truckers are still without

Read More

December 4, 2017

Ag Haulers Get a 90-Day ELD Waiver

Ag Haluers Get a 90-Day ELD waiver

The FMCSA has recently confirmed that truckers transporting agricultural commodities and livestock would get a temporary 90-day ELD mandate extension. For the rest of non-exempt truckers, the ELD mandate compliance deadline is still December 18, 2017. Joe Delorenzo, the FMCSA’s Director of Compliance and Enforcement, said in a media briefing that

Read More

December 3, 2017

What to Expect After full ELD Implementation?

What To Expect After Full ELD Implementation

The ELD mandate compliance deadline is almost here. In the next few weeks, the ELD rule will become mandatory, and truckers without compliant electronic logging devices would be cited and fined. The upcoming ELD mandate has been a cause of concern for some fleets and truck drivers — especially for

Read More

November 28, 2017

ELD Violations Won’t Affect CSA Scores Until April 1, 2018

ELD Violations Won't Affect CSA Scores Until April 1, 2018

The FMCSA has recently announced that ELD violations won’t affect CSA scores until April 1, 2018. During the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Southern Regional Road Show, the new policy was brought up as safety officials discussed the upcoming ELD mandate and its implementation. Earlier this year, the CVSA

Read More

November 25, 2017

LaTonya Mimms Discussed ELD Implementation at the WIT Annual Conference

LaTonya Mimms Discussed ELD Implementation at the WIT Annual Conference

Speaking at the Women in Trucking Association’s Annual Conference, LaTonya Mimms, the Transportation Specialist at the FMCSA, talked about the upcoming ELD mandate and its implementation. The conference took place in Kansas City where Mimms also encouraged drivers to use electronic logging devices before December 18, 2017. Using ELDs Before

Read More

November 23, 2017

The FMCSA to Provide Additional ELD Transition Guidance

The FMCSA to Provide Additional ELD Transition Guidance

The FMCSA will soon be providing additional guidance related to enforcement procedures during the ELD transition. According to a recent announcement by the FMCSA this week, this guidance is to further facilitate motor carriers and to ensure “the smoothest and least intrusive way to implement this [ELD] rule.” The FMCSA

Read More

November 21, 2017

The ELD Mandate Reminder: 30 Days to Go

The ELD Mandate Reminder 30 Days To Go

The ELD rule takes effect in less than 30 days. The FMCSA published the final ELD rule two years ago. However, many truck drivers (especially owner-operators and smaller fleets with less than 20 vehicles) have yet to install ELDs. In fact, according to trucking industry experts and estimates, nearly one

Read More

November 3, 2017

Mike Millian Updates on Canada’s ELD Mandate

Mike Millian Updates on Canada’s ELD Mandate

Addressing a seminar in Milton, Ontario, Mike Millian, the President of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC), updated the attendees on the upcoming Canadian ELD mandate. He told that the Canadian ELD mandate would come in early 2019. He regretted that the meeting between the officials of Treasury

Read More

October 31, 2017

ELD Mandate Isn’t Changing Hours-of-Service Rules, Explains Joe DeLorenzo

ELD Mandate Isn't Changing Hours-of-Service Rules

On December 18, 2017, the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate will take effect. Although most fleets are prepared for the upcoming ELD rule, some of them still have questions. To answer some of those questions, a panel discussion was held at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition

Read More