Considering the upcoming ‘Made in Canada ELD’ rule on June 12, 2021, I thought it would be timely to write a blog on what a driver and motor carrier must do differently when ELD malfunctions north of the 49th Parallel. This is particularly significant for motor carriers that have drivers traveling North-South, as the malfunction protocols are somewhat different from those in the United States.Read More »How are ELD Malfunctions Managed Differently in Canada?
A reader of Marc’s Safety Corner and customer of BigRoad recently asked an interesting question. How are Hours of Service (HOS) recorded when you have two vehicles – one that is ELD-enabled, while the other is not? Below, read Marc’s expert answer.
When taking a break while hauling hazmats, make sure you’re doing it right!
Understanding how to rightly claim the right duty status is already crucial if DOT ever inspects you. It is equally important to understand the regulatory requirements for taking your mandatory breaks, depending on the type of cargo you’re hauling. When hauling hazardous materials, this affects your driving status to ensure the safety of other road users.
Read on to learn more about your 30-minute mandatory rest break, and how it affects your duty status.