Yes, if an AOBRD is under warranty and becomes inoperable after December 18, 2017, then that AOBRD can be replaced with another AOBRD within the terms of the manufacturer’s warranty. Motor carriers should note that 49 CFR Part 379 Appendix A requires the motor carrier to maintain records pertaining to replacement of equipment. If the AOBRD is not under warranty and becomes inoperable after December 18, 2017, then that AOBRD must be replaced with an ELD.
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