California Highway Patrol to Increase Truck Checkpoints for Start of Commercial Logging Season

Mack Trucks

Commercial truck drivers will soon be under a more watchful eye as the Oakhurst, Calif., Highway Patrol plans to increase its enforcement efforts May 1, Public Information Officer Kaci Lutz said.

Mark Evan Smith | Sierra Star (Oakhurst, Calif.)
April 17, 2017

FMCSA Finds Few Cases of Fleet Harassment Among Truckers Who Use Electronic Logs

A federal survey of truck drivers concluded that instances of carrier harassment are rare, and that drivers who use electronic logging devices generally are not subjected to harassment more frequently than those who use paper logs.

November 24, 2014

Many Commenters Back ELD Rule, But Recommend Technical Changes

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was bombarded with more than 1,600 comments on its electronic logging device proposed rule as of June 25 — the day before the comment period officially closed.

June 30, 2014
Government, Business

FMCSA Extends ELD Proposed Rule to June 26


FMCSA is extending by 30 days the public comment period for its supplemental  proposed rule requiring interstate carriers to install electronic logging devices on all trucks.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 16, 2014
Government, Business

ELDs Significantly Reduce Crashes, FMCSA Study Says

A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration study released May 12 concludes that longhaul trucks with electronic logging devices had significantly lower crash rates than those without them.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 12, 2014

Fleets Say E-Log Proposal Will Level Playing Field

Many fleet managers already use electronic logging devices, but still welcome the new federal proposal because it will require their competitors to do so as well.

March 24, 2014

ELD Makers Back Rule, But Seek Clarifications

Truck technology vendors said they see no major flaws in the federal government’s new proposal to require electronic logging devices in commercial trucks, but they are seeking further clarification on some facets of the expected rule.

March 24, 2014
Editorial, Business

Editorial: ELDs Are Coming

It took a while to happen, but it appears at first glance that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration did a pretty good job with the electronic logging device proposal that is due for official publication on March 17.

March 17, 2014
Perspective, Business

Opinion: Keep ELDs On Hand, Not In Hand

By Thomas Sullivan

Associate Principal

Kitch Attorneys and Counselors

February 10, 2014
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Trucking, Suppliers Continue to Await Release of E-Logging Rule by FMCSA

The trucking industry and makers of electronic logging devices started 2014 braced for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to publish its long-awaited rule.

January 6, 2014