The ABCs of ELDs

The ABCs of ELDs

A practical look at the proposed rule and its impact

Once upon a time, in 1988 to be precise, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) began what will turn out to be an almost 30-year rulemaking odyssey to arrive at last at a regulation mandating the use of electronic logging devices (ELD) to monitor hours-of-service (HOS) compliance for regulated carriers.  Like other epic journeys, this one has been fraught with setbacks and conflicts, with fierce battles, with alliances made and broken.  Even now, skirmishes continue

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