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ELD FAQ7: Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service

Frequently Asked Questions -- Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service.

Question 7: Can a driver use a portable electronic logging device (ELD)?

Guidance:  Yes. A driver may use a portable ELD. A portable ELD must be mounted in a fixed position during commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operation and visible to the driver from a normal seated driving position. This information can be found in the ELD Rule section 395.22(g).

Regulatory Topic: ELD Guidance
Published Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Issued Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017