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ELD FAQ 70: Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service – Harassment

ELD guidance

Frequently Asked Questions: Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service – Harassment

Question 70: What information must be submitted in a harassment complaint?

Guidance: Under 49 CFR 390.36 and 386.12(b), the following information must be submitted in writing:

  1. Driver’s name, address, and telephone number;
  2. Name and address of the motor carrier allegedly harassing the driver; and
  3. Statement of the facts to prove each allegation of harassment, including:
    1. How the electronic logging device (ELD) or other technology used with the ELD contributed to harassment.
    2. The date of the alleged action.
    3. How the motor carrier’s action violated either 49 CFR 392.3 or 49 CFR 395.
    4. Driver’s signature.

Any supporting evidence that will assist FMCSA in the investigation of the complaint should also be included along with the complaint.

Regulatory Topic: ELD Guidance
Published Date: Friday, November 22, 2019
Issued Date: Friday, November 22, 2019