Technology problems with electronic logging devices continue to plague small-business truckers trying to comply with a federal mandate to use the equipment to digitally track their driving hours.
A scientific advisory panel said Monday more research must be done by the U.S. Department of Transportation before regulations are relaxed on truck size and weight limits.
Stoneridge’s new Mirror Eye technology replaces side mirrors with cameras and digital displays, which it says could revolutionize driver safety.
As regulators start enforcement of a rule that makes truckers use digital driving time trackers, or ELDs, the agency in charge of the regulation conceded there are problems with the technology.
Many truckers and industry insiders thought that a federal rule enacted last year that requires truckers to use electronic logging devices would disrupt freight and logistics. It hasn’t happened.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration granted agriculture truckers a second 90-day reprieve from regulations requiring electronic logging devices on big trucks.
Time is running out for truckers still resisting a federal mandate that forces them to transition over to electronic logging devices to digitally track driving hours.
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As truckers struggle to comply with the new electronic logging device rule, some want the U.S. to adopt Canada’s more flexible regulations.
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Recent trucker surveys and industry estimates show widely varying rates of compliance with the new federal electronic logging device regulation.