Tagged: federal motor carrier safety administration

DOT Requires Electronic Logging Devices in Trucks by End of 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2015 11:26 am

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says that electronic logging devices will be required in commercial trucks and buses by December 2017.

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.