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Can Truck drivers still use paper logs?
Electronic Logging Devices Paper logs will be obsolete by Dec. 16, 2019, as Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) will be required by that date, and they're already being used by many trucking companies as the industry shifts to the new technology. ELDs use GPS technology to more accurately track drivers.
Who can still use paper logs?
Can truck drivers still use paper logs? Drivers can record their hours of service manually on a paper log instead of using an ELD when operating a CMV when: When a log is not needed more than 8 days in a 30 day period.
Can drivers still use paper logs?
Paper logs will be obsolete by Dec. 16, 2019, as Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) will be required by that date, and they're already being used by many trucking companies as the industry shifts to the new technology. ELDs use GPS technology to more accurately track drivers.
Are e logs mandatory?
Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) The new ELD rule is a requirement from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) of the US Department of Transportation for all commercially licensed drivers who are required to prepare HOS records of duty status (RODS).
Who needs electronic logs?
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced the final ELD rule in December 2015. It requires electronic logging devices for all trucks model-year 2000 or newer engaged in interstate commerce. Suppliers of ELDs must conform to technical specifications, certify their ELDs, and register them with FMCSA.
What year trucks are exempt from eld?
Vehicles Manufactured Before 2000 An electronic logging device (ELD) unit requires an engine control module (ECM). However, most engines manufactured before 2000 lack an ECM. Therefore, if a commercial motor vehicle's engine was manufactured in 2000 or earlier, that vehicle is exempt from being required to use an ELD.
How far back can dot check logs?
In the US you are required to carry 8 days of logs the past 7 days plus the current day. In Canada you are required to carry 14 days of logs the past 13 days plus the current day.
How far back can a DOT audit go?
Under Section 396.17 and 396.21, every motor vehicle must go through a full inspection at least once every 12 months and a record of the inspection be kept for at least 14 months.
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