ELD Mandate Resources
On December 18, 2017 - the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate will go into effect - requiring all trucking fleets to fit an ELD within their vehicles in order to comply with new regulations from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
The electronic logging device (ELD) rule – congressionally mandated as a part of MAP-21 – is intended to help create a safer work environment for drivers, and make it easier and faster to accurately track, manage, and share records of duty status (RODS) data. An ELD synchronizes with a vehicle engine to automatically record driving time, for easier, more accurate hours of service (HOS) recording.
The ELD rule is being implemented in three phases: