Category Archive: ELD

  1. Yard Moves: A Special Driving Category Under the ELD Mandate — But What is a Yard?

    By Jamie Mielke, Product Manager, Safety & Compliance, PeopleNet As most in the trucking industry know by now, the federal ELD mandate rules create two separate special driving categories called “authorized personal use” of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV), and “yard moves.”  Use of these driving categories is both authorized and regulated under the ELD rules, but […]

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  2. Understanding the Canadian ELD Technical Standard

    By Jamie Mielke, Product Manager, Safety & Compliance, PeopleNet As you may have heard, the Canadian Council of Transport Administrators (CCMTA), has published its final draft of the Canadian Electronic Logging Device (ELD) technical standard and will be going to the CRA Committee and CCMTA Board of Directiors for approval. But what does that mean […]

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  3. Clarifying the ELD Mandate Grandfather Clause

    By Jamie Mielke, Product Manager, Safety & Compliance, PeopleNet Since the day the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate was announced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), our technology experts at PeopleNet have been studying the legislation carefully to ensure that any product our company supplies will be fully in compliance with the mandate […]

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  4. ELD Mandate Upheld in Court: Now What?

    Last October, the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a challenge to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association’s (FMCSA) final ruling on ELDs. This decision means that the ELD Mandate is still on track to take effect starting this year. Paper-based fleets are subject to compliance by December 2017. If the fleet is using […]

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  5. Understanding the ELD Mandate: Planning a Successful Implementation

    With the publication of the ELD Mandate in December, all drivers that are required to maintain RODs—record of duty status—will need to implement and use an electronic logging device by 12/18/2017. While December 2017 might seem like a ways off, it is crucial to develop a strategy around implementing ELDs today. Transitioning from manual to […]

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