Today's Trucking

PeopleNet ready for expedited ELD mandate: Wright

April 23, 2018 by John Smith

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The president of PeopleNet Canada says his company is ready for a Canadian mandate of electronic logging devices (ELDs), even if a rollout is expedited.


Indiana Wants ELD Rule Delayed

December 4, 2017 by elizabeth

INDIANA — In an 11th-hour request, the attorney general of Indiana has proposed that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration delay implementation of the electronic logging device rule set for Dec. 18 – less than 3 weeks from today.


Livestock haulers to get a 90-day ELD waiver

November 23, 2017 by elizabeth

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is giving carriers who haul livestock a break when it comes to Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs).
Regulations come into effect on Dec. 18 making the devices mandatory for carriers in the United States, however the government agency announced it will give a 90-waiver to the agricultural industry, in addition to other efforts to make the transition for fleets easier.
The 90-day waiver on the devices will allow agricultural carriers to continue to use paper logging until March 18, 2018 to allow time for the exemption request filed on behalf of the industry to be evaluated, as well as allowing for more input from that segment of the industry.
Other efforts have already been announced to help make it easier for fleets to make the move to ELDs, and a significant number of carrier may need the transition period.


OOIDA files petition opposing ELD mandate

August 30, 2017 by elizabeth

GRAIN VALLEY, MO – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) threw another punch in their battle against the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, yesterday.
The group filed a petition with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) saying that 26 states have not yet incorporated the new regulation into state laws, and are not authorized to enforce the rule until they do so.


Spear cites Washington policy gains

August 16, 2017 by elizabeth

NASHVILLE, TN – Chris Spear, president and Chief Executive Officer of the American Trucking Associations, says Washington is hearing the voice of the trucking industry.


VDO RoadLog meets ELD compliance requirements

April 26, 2017 by sehui

ALLENTOWN, PA – Continental has announced two of their electronic logging devices, VDO RoadLog ELD and VDO RoadLog ELD Plus, meet compliance requirements for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ELD Mandate which will come into effect this December.