Must a provider self-certify electronic logging device (ELD) software and compatible devices, i.e., smartphone, tablet?
NOTE: This guidance reflects minor correction(s) (e.g., for grammar, typographical errors, or consistency) made on March 10, 2022.
Question: Must a provider self-certify electronic logging device (ELD) software and compatible devices, i.e., smartphone, tablet?
Guidance: The ELD solution must be certified and registered with FMCSA. For example, if the ELD solution is using a bring-your-own device platform or a portable device, then the software provider must self-certify and register the software and include a list of compatible operating systems.
Contact Info: FMCSA ELD Information, 1-800-832-5660 or ELD@dot.gov.
Note: This guidance document does not have the force and effect of law and is not meant to bind the public in any way. It is intended only to provide information and clarity regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.