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How will the ELD display screen or printout reflect special driving categories; yard moves and personal conveyance?

ELD guidance

Frequently Asked Questions:  Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service: ELD Display for Yard Moves and Personal Conveyance

Question 11: How will the ELD display screen or printout reflect special driving categories; yard moves and personal conveyance?

Guidance:  While not required, if the motor carrier configured the driver user account to authorize a special driving category, then the graph-grid will overlay periods using a different style line (such as dashed, dotted line, or shading) in accordance with section 4.8.1.3(c)(1) of the ELD Functional Specifications, Appendix B to 49 CFR Part 395. The appropriate abbreviation must also be indicated on the graph-grid.

If the motor carrier does not configure the driver user account to authorize special driving categories, then the driver must annotate the beginning and end of the applicable special driving category.

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