Compliance and Regulation2019-08-15T13:31:49-04:00

Compliance and Regulation

15May 2020

FMCSA: New hours of service regulations

On May 14, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued the final rule updating the hours-of-service regulations. According to Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Transportation[1], these new rules give professional drivers more options when planning their days. They will be able to re [...]

20April 2020

ELDs – Choose Well and Attract Drivers

Much has been written about ELD’s since the beginning of the ELD Rule Awareness and Transition Phase in February 2016. Discussion however, has occurred mostly from the perspective of transport industry authorities, and carrier and shipper organizations–covering the primary benefits of rigorously en [...]

8April 2020

Roadside Inspections and COVID-19 HOS Exemptions

As truck drivers hold the fort out on the roads, providing essential services for which we are all immensely grateful, the last thing they need is added stress of any kind. This includes the stress of roadside inspections, should they get stopped on their route, as authorities also go about their j [...]

2April 2020

ELDs in Canada: What Carriers Need to Know

The countdown has begun. The use of Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) will be mandatory by June 12, 2021, for heavy-duty vehicles belonging to extra-provincial companies in Canada. Ten months after the announcement made by Minister Marc Garneau, you may be wondering where things stand with Transpor [...]

11December 2019

End of the AOBRD transition period: 5 things to know about ELDs

It has been two years since the ELD (Electronic Logging Device) regulations came into effect in the United States. Developed by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the law applies to carriers and drivers of heavy-duty vehicles who are required to complete log books and who trav [...]

29October 2019

ELD Regulation: The importance of compliance in all locations

The final phase of the ELD regulation implementation in the United States is fast approaching. After December 16, 2019, all non-exempt drivers and carriers travelling in the U.S. will be required to use an Electronic Logging Device (ELD).  The selected ELD must be registered with the Federal Motor [...]

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