Posted on 4/16/2014 6:15 AM By Dalton Timmis
Long-haul carriers running into the United States understand that EOBR’s (electronic on-board recording devices) are inevitable. Lawmakers in the U.S. (FMCSA) have released the proposed rule making on Electronic Logging Devices now coined ELD’s in the U.S. If you operate heavy trucks into the U.S. you must start to consider how this technology is going to affect your business.
The FMCSA estimates that these proposals will apply to 2.84 million American drivers and 140,000 Canadian drivers. The FMCSA is proposing that the compliance date for all carriers will be 2 years after the publication of the final rules. So, while we are not certain of what date will be chosen for all heavy trucks to be equipped with ELD’s we are certain that the clock has now started ticking.
As responsible business people it is important that you prepare your operation by understanding the rules and how they will affect your business specifically.
For this purpose we direct you to a CTA Reg ...