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Electronic Logging Devices

Mandatory usage of an ELD is dependent on how a company is plated.

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Yes, there are several exemptions that result in a company not needing an ELD.

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The ELD must be synchronized to the CMV’s vehicle.

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To ensure compliancy, only certain ELDs may be utilized.

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It is up to the motor carrier to authorize a driver to operate a CMV for a yard move.

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If stopped for a roadside inspection, the safety official will use the ELD’s display screen or a printout to view the driver’s Electronic Record of Duty Status (eRODS).

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If a driver becomes aware of the fact that an ELD is displaying a malfunction code, they must notify the carrier and record certain information in their RODS.

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The ELD mandate will not change the HOS regulations in place.

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Federal HOS Regulations

Yes. If a driver takes the appropriate off-duty time they may switch cycles, with this off-duty time being dependent on which cycle they are switching from.

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Yes. If a driver takes the appropriate off-duty time they may switch cycles, with this off-duty time being dependent on which cycle they are switching from.

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When driving South of latitude 60⁰N, there are two different cycles that a driver may choose to follow.

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When driving North of latitude 60⁰N, there are two different cycles that a driver may choose to follow.

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No motor carrier shall request, require, or allow a driver to drive, and no driver shall drive after the driver has accumulated…

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No motor carrier shall request, require, or allow a driver to drive, and no driver shall drive after the driver has accumulated…

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Provincial HOS Regulations

Under provincial regulations…

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In certain circumstances, a driver may exceed their driving and on-duty time.

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Off-duty time may be reduced if certain conditions are met.

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A driver must record their reasoning in the remarks section of their daily log.

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The exception only extends to the first location passed.

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No motor carrier shall request, require, or permit a driver to drive, and no driver shall drive a commercial vehicle for more than…

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A situation where safety is at risk or likely to be in jeopardy.

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