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Electronic Logging Devices

Publication date: December 16, 2015

Effective date: February 16, 2016

Compliance date: December 18, 2017


FMCSA amends the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to establish: Minimum performance and design standards for hours-of-service (HOS) electronic logging devices (ELDs); requirements for the mandatory use of these devices by drivers currently required to prepare HOS records of duty status (RODS); requirements concerning HOS supporting documents; and measures to address concerns about harassment resulting from the mandatory use of ELDs. The requirements for ELDs will improve compliance with the HOS rules.

Related TransComply articles FMCSA issues final rule on ELDs

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