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ELD Mandate Law Enforcement Grace Period Is Over

(Eric Miller – Transport Topics)

The three-month law enforcement grace period for trucks to be equipped with electronic logging devices is over.

As of April 1, drivers caught without ELDs are due to be placed out of service for 10 hours, and may have points added to their Compliance, Safety, Accountability program scores, or could even be assessed a civil fine.

Collin Mooney, executive director of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, said that after the 10-hour out-of-service order is completed, drivers can use paper records of duty to get to their final destination.

“But they can’t be re-dispatched until they have an ELD installed,” Mooney said. Click here to read more.