Chris Harris, The Safety Dawg, hosts “The Dawg On-It Trucking Pawedcast” where he interviews influential trucking insiders for their insights and in-depth knowledge. On July 10, 2020, Chris sat down with Marc Moncion to talk about ELDs in Canada and the U.S.
Today, the US Supreme Court announced that it will not hear a lawsuit challenging the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate. This decision means that the ELD mandate, as well as its December 18, 2017 compliance deadline, have been upheld!
The ELD mandate has been controversial since it was announced in February 2015. Drivers and fleets have actively voiced their concerns about how the mandate will affect their operations. Since the ELD mandate came into effect on December 18, 2017, several interest groups have requested exemptions, or extensions, from the FMCSA. Read on to discover who those interest groups are, why they are requesting exemptions, and where those requests stand today.
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s request to have their case against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has been denied.