ELD mandate
Government, Business, Technology

FMCSA Grants ELD Waivers to Old Dominion, MPAA

Old Dominion Old Dominion Freight Line

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. and the Motion Picture Association of America exemptions from hours-of-service regulations pertaining to the electronic logging device mandate.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 18, 2018
Government, Business

Ag Retailers Apply for Waiver From ELD Mandate

Truck hauls livestock TT File Photo

The Agricultural Retailers Association has requested an exemption from the electronic logging device rule that took effect Dec. 18, according to a notice published Dec. 27 in the Federal Register by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 27, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Shippers, 3PLs Discuss How to Verify ELD Mandate Compliance

Teletrac ELD Teletrac Inc.

With the federal electronic logging device mandate now in effect, some freight brokers are surveying their carriers about compliance with the rule, taking a proactive step now to help prevent supply chain disruptions later, logistics executives said.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
December 14, 2017
Technology

Year of the ELD: A Timeline

Teletrac's Navman Teletrac Inc.

The Dec. 18 phase-in of the mandate for electronic logging devices might be THE story in trucking of 2017 — and the mandate's effect will live into 2018 and well beyond.

Transport Topics
December 13, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Grants Rental Group TRALA 90-Day ELD Waiver

Ryder truck with 53-foot trailer A Ryder truck with 53-foot trailer on the road. Truck Renting and Leasing Association members will have until March 18 to comply with FMCSA's electronic logging mandate. (Ryder System Inc.)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration plans to grant the Truck Renting and Leasing Association a 90-day waiver from the upcoming electronic logging device mandate.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 12, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill’s Request for ELD Delay Draws Rebuke

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill Curtis T. Hill Jr./YouTube

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill published a letter Nov. 29 asking the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to delay the electronic logging device rule, a move that prompted a quick response from the trucking industry.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 1, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Key Lawmakers Defend ELD Mandate

Rep. Alma Adams (D-N.C.) Rep. Alma Adams, House Small Business Committee/YouTube

WASHINGTON — A fast-approaching mandate on electronic logging devices would enhance safety across the trucking and freight sectors, Democrats on the House Small Business Committee said Nov. 29.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 29, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

ELD Resources: Websites Offer Information, Product Reviews

Omnitracs ELD Omnitracs

With the electronic logging device mandate quickly approaching, websites for ELD information and reviews have emerged to help carriers sift through the multitude of systems on the market and find the right fit for their operations.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 22, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Opinion: Time to Move Forward With ELD Mandate

On Dec. 18, the electronic logging device rule will take effect, marking an important step forward for the trucking industry.

Chris Spear | President and CEO, American Trucking Associations
November 22, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Moving to ELDs: Carriers, Law Enforcement Prepare for Mandate

ELD example KeepTruckin

After years of anticipation and debate, the federal mandate of electronic logging devices is nearly here.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 22, 2017

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