Hours of Service – ELD Mandate 2019 Rules & Best Elogs

Paper logs and manual record keeping has become outdated for quite some time now, but from this year, truck drivers and fleet owners will finally become hassle-free. The HOS Mandate 2019 has passed an official rule for all drivers to use electronic logging devices or ELDs to record their hours of service. Don’t worry – the mandate is only for commercial truck drivers or carriers who are required to keep a record of their Hours of Service in compliance with the US Federal hours of service regulations. Although some…

Canada ELD Mandate Update – BEST ELD DEVICES FOR CANADA

[Update news ELD Mandate Canada April 2019] The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) (source) expects the mandate for electronic logging devices (ELD) to be finished and published this summer 2019. The new rules will be published along with a timeline and requirements. The trucking alliance has been working closely with ELD companies on the technicalities.  And as reported by vice-president of policy Geoff Wood, ¨no roadblocks¨ are expected in getting the standard finalized. The first draft of ELD rules has already been published by Transport Canada and will apply to…

ELD Mandate News – ELD Mandate 2018 Update

.ELD Mandate News – Full Enforcement Effective April 1st 2018 The ELD Mandate enacted on December 18, 2017,  came into effect requiring that nearly all CMV’s be required to use electronic logging devices (ELD’s). Every vehicle affected by this new mandate must have their ELD’s installed by April 1st 2018, or else face a fine. With the final deadline less than a week away, we have compiled a list of information regarding everything you need to know about ELD Mandate News and ELD compliance. Why is it important to…

Electronic Logbook Mandate – 2018 Update

Electronic Logbook Mandate Update : The most recent rules regarding ELDs have built upon the previous rule making. The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) bill was enacted in 2012 and included a provision requiring the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to develop rules for the use of ELDs. Because there are currently so many options for tracking available on the market right now, it’s easy to get confused. Today, many fleets are using automatic onboard recording devices to reduce paperwork. These devices automatically record a…

ELD Manufacturers 2018 – List of Top ELD Providers FMCSA ELD Mandate

When it comes to ELD manufacturers, there are well over 100 companies that are offering a number of devices that you can choose from. However, whether or not you are able to be compliant with the FMCSA ELD mandate could depend on which device you choose and which ELD manufacturer you go with. In this article, we’re going to focus on what type of device you need to look for, how to know if a manufacturer meets the FMCSA regulations, and give you a list of ELD manufacturers. What…

ELD Mandate: ELD compliant devices [Updated 2019]

The ELD Mandate is here. Do you want to find out what is the ELD Mandate? If you are looking to sort out all of the information you been hearing about the ELD mandate, read on. U.S. federal law can be very confusing. The mandate includes legal jargon that make your head spin. The ELD Mandate, also called the ELD Final rule, deals specifically with electronic logging devices( also called ELDS). The mandate becomes enforceable effective Dec 18,2017. Drivers and fleet owners find themselves asking many questions regarding the…

Eld exemptions – Electronic Logs Mandate Exemptions

Eld Exemptions Allowed By Mandate Important ELD Exemptions Facts It goes without saying that the regulations and the rules which govern the overall trucking industry have always had some sort of exceptions built in them. Not all the drivers or every company is pretty much the same as the one next to it. With this in mind, it is also important to note that there is not a rule that has a one-size-fits-all solution. With this said, it is important to understand that there is quite a lot of…

Electronic Logs: What are These and Why are They Important?

Electronic Logs: What are These and Why are They Important? By now, you’ve most certainly heard that different truck drivers are going to be thoroughly required to use electronic logging devices. These are commonly referred to as ELDs. They are going to substitute the existing paper logs in order for the drivers to be able to track their hours of service. As it is with pretty much every change out there, it is obvious that there are going to be pros and cons. As such, we are going to…

What is ELD ? What an ELD Device used For

What is ELD ? ELD Device? What is eld one may ask? ELD is a short version of Electronic Logging Device.Those devices are also called E-log or electronic logbooks. Regardless of the name one may use to describe the device, this device is going to be in every truck by 2019. So you may ask what is the purpose of this device and what does it do ? In terms of its composition, the ELD device is simply a piece of hardware. The ELD device is meant to record…

Do I need an ELD Device? – Definition & Regulations

What is an ELD Device or E-Log? For those of you who don’t know what ELD devices exactly are, don’t worry because we’ve got you covered. ELD stands for Electronic Logging Device and is the latest technologic in the trucking industry. The name itself is pretty self-explanatory but what it basically does is that it automatically records the time spent driving and the total Hours of Service (HOS). ELD devices are most commonly used by drivers of commercial motor vehicles. These devices make accurately tracking and managing time much…

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