Category Archive: ELD

  1. For IFTA and IRP Compliance, Not All ELDs are Created Equal

    The impending ELD mandate promises to make manual fuel tax compliance a thing of the past. But before fleets select an ELD solution, it’s critical they know exactly what they’re getting. With the mandate looming, dozens of new, unknown service providers are jumping into the market. However, many of these solutions simply don’t measure up, […]

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  2. Personal Conveyance & ELDs – How Does It Work Under the ELD Rules?

    Professional truck drivers operating their trucks (unladen) for personal reasons while on-the-road, and off-the-clock, is nothing new.  In fact, personal use (also called  “personal conveyance” or PC by government regulators) has been a common and accepted industry practice for many years. As a result, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) included and accommodated this […]

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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