Love ‘em or hate ‘em, electronic logging devices dominated most topics of conversation throughout the industry this year. And even though the mandate is live, it hasn’t stopped continued protests from small businesses and independent trucking...
Expert stresses that drivers must file written complaints regarding coercion to get FMCSA to investigate.
FMCSA also plans to overhaul “personal conveyance” guidelines where hours-of-service status is concerned.
New ELD training program is being unveiled as well.
As enforcement of the ELD mandate officially starts, some truckers threaten to strike while others say adopting and using the devices is no big deal.
Some claim the devices will “level the playing field” in trucking. Others argue they will do just the opposite.
Through the end of March 2018, its ELD feature will be included within its SyncUP FLEET package at no cost.
Last-minute push to install ELDs to comply with the December 18 mandate could lead to "confusion" due to lack of preparation and training time.
Company says electronic log information successfully transmitted between ELD device and safety official’s laptop.
Owner-operators in particular say they see “no rush” to comply with the December 18 mandate.