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ELD FAQ10: Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service

NOTE: This guidance was rescinded as unnecessary on March 10, 2022, because the information contained therein was readily available in existing guidance. See ELD Functions:




Frequently Asked Questions --Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service: Carrier’s Responsibility 

Question 10: What is the carrier’s responsibility in ensuring that they are using a registered device?

Guidance:  The motor carrier is responsible for checking that their device is registered. 395.22. This includes checking both the registration and revocation list periodically. The list of registered and revoked ELDs can be found on the following link:

In the event that an ELD is removed from the registration list, FMCSA will make efforts to notify the public and affected users.  Motor carriers and drivers are encouraged to sign-up for ELD updates to receive notifications on when an ELD has been listed on the Revocation List.

Regulatory Topic: ELD Guidance
Effective Date: Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Issued Date: Wednesday, July 12, 2017