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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - ELD Rule

Visit the new ELD Frequently Asked Questions

The ELD rule frequently asked questions are now on the FMCSA ELD website at You can now browse by category or search by key terms to find the information you need.

NOTE: The ELD FAQs are intended to provide plain language information regarding the ELD rule. They do not modify or replace applicable Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations or substantive standards.

For the purposes of this Rule, the term “electronic onboard recorders” or EOBRs is not used due to a change of terminology following MAP-21.

Last updated: Monday, November 25, 2019