Tagged: electronic onboard recording device

The Atlantic: Truckers, Companies Debate On-Board Recorders

by Lance Turner 11/19/2013 11:08 am

The Atlantic takes a look at electronic on-board recorders, or EOBRs, which are soon to become required technology for American trucking firms.

Electronic Onboard Recording Devices Get Mixed Reviews from Trucking Industry

by Chris Bahn 7/22/2013 12:00 am

By January 2016 it is likely that all drivers will be required to install EOBRs in their vehicles as a means of monitoring hours of service. Proponents see it as a way to make driving more efficient and point to it as the first real change to the act of logging hours of service since the 1930s. Opponents view the replacement for paper logs as an intrusive instrument that will make life more difficult for drivers than it already is.