• Henry Seaton

Electronic Logging Devices

Final rule: Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service Supporting Documents

Publication date: December 16, 2015

Effective date: February 16, 2016

Compliance date: December 18, 2017

Summary

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.

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