For most provinces in Canada, the electronic logging mandate is in effect as of January 1, 2023. However, there are some delayed enforcement rules.
Welcome to our monthly FAQ blog! Here are the top questions from December.
Hours of service (HOS) regulations ensure commercial vehicle operators are wide awake, alert, and prepared to react to safety threats that arise along their journey.
Marc Moncion, our Vice President of Safety, Compliance & Regulatory Affairs, was invited by Chris Harris from Safety Dawg Inc. to his podcast to discuss Fleet Complete’s successful ELD certification with Transport Canada – as well as iron out some finer details of the mandate itself.
This is Marc’s second appearance on the podcast, discussing the Canadian ELD mandate that is coming into full enforcement in the summer of 2022.
If you’re driving or walking and would like to listen to the full podcast, please click on the YouTube link that you see appear here. Otherwise, you can read the transcribed interview below.
Fleet Complete is proud to announce that our BigRoad electronic logging device (ELD) has received mandatory third-party ELD certification in Canada, adding us to Transport Canada’s List of Certified ELD Vendors.
I wanted to alert you of the fact that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has further extended its
COVID-19 Emergency Declaration, therefore this specific exemption remains in force to February 28, 2022.
In light of the need for essentials supplies and services to be supplied to British Columbia as a result of the recent flooding, Transport Canada has issued an exemption to the hours of service (HOS) regulations for those supplying relief to the area.
Please note that strict control measures are in place, that must be followed, to ensure this HOS exemption is not abused.
See specific requirements below for full details of the HOS exemption.
November 5, 2021
I recently met with a major client to discuss how they could apply for a Transport Canada Federal Hours of Service Exemption Permit, as they are occasionally asked to operate a commercial motor vehicle that is likely used for emergency purposes. In response to the inquiry, I drafted the following guidance that may be applicable to your operation as well.
October 21, 2021
I was asked by a major client to confirm what is the difference between a driver operating a commercial vehicle during an emergency vs driving in adverse conditions in Canada.