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FMCSA ELD Rule and Implementation Plan Webinar

On December 16, 2015, FMCSA amended the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations to include the Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service Supporting Documents Rule, also known as the ELD rule. This rule can be found in the federal register 80 FR 78292. The following topics are discussed in the ELD Rule and Implementation Plan Webinar:

  • Major components of the ELD rule;
  • ELD implementation phases;
  • ELD technical specifications;
  • The harassment provisions; and
  • Record retention and general requirements of supporting documents defined by the ELD rule.

A recording of this webinar can be accessed by clicking here

The powerpoint slides from the ELD Rule and Implementation Plan Webinar can be retrieved from the following links: 

  • Black and White:

https://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/eldrulepresbw-i

  • Color/508:

https://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/eldruleprescolor-i

ELD Phase I: Awareness and Transition 

This video provides information on the first phase of the ELD Rule Implementation Plan. The Awareness and Transition Phase starts on February 16, 2016 and ends December 18, 2017. During this phase, motor carriers have the option of using registered Electronic Logging Devices. This video will provide guidance to the motor carrier industry on how the ELD rule will be enforced during the Awareness and Transition phase at roadside and during investigations. 

A recording of this video is available here and the corresponding transcripts to the video here.

The powerpoint slides for the ELD Phase I: Awareness and Transition webinar is available at the following links:

  • Black and White:

https://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/eldphasei-colorpresIndustry

  • Color/508:

https://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/eldphasei-colorpresIndustry

ELD Phase II: Phased In Compliance Phase

This video provides motor carriers and drivers with information on Phase II of the ELD Implementation Plan. The following topics are discussed in this video:

  • Electronic Logging Device (ELD) registration process
  • What motor carriers and drivers can expect during Phase II; and
  • Driver’s and motor carrier’s responsibility

A recording of this video is available here and the corresponding transcripts to the video here.

The powerpoint slides the ELD Phase II: Phased In Compliance Phase webinar is available at the following links:

  • Black and White:

https://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/eld-phase-2-presentation-bw/

  • Color/508:

https://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/eld-phase-2-presentation-508/

Electronic Logging Device Technical Specification Public Meeting

On May 9, 2017, FMCSA hosted a public meeting to discuss the technical specifications in Appendix A to Subpart B of part 395, Functional Specifications for All Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), as published in the “Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service Supporting Documents” Final Rule (ELD Rule). This meeting was a forum for discussion of the minimum requirements for ELDs and was intended to help manufacturers produce ELDs that will comply with the ELD Rule.

Click here to access a recording of the the May 9, 2017 public meeting.

The following are PDF versions of the documents that correspond with the public meeting:

Electronic Logging Device Technical Specification Public Meeting

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Transcripts

ELD Data Transfer Handout

ELD Registration Process Handout

ELD Functional Technical Specifications

Questions regarding ELDs can be emailed to ELD@dot.gov

Compliance Test Procedures

A Compliance Test Procedure Webinar was recorded on February 25, 2016. The purpose of the webinar is to assist manufacturers with performing the compliance test procedures. This webinar provides clarification to the various components of the compliance test procedures.

Click here to access the February 25, 2016 Compliance Test Procedure Webinar

Compliance Test Procedure Follow-up Webinar

A follow-up compliance test procedure webinar was recorded in May 2016. This webinar references the revised compliance test procedures posted on March 30, 2016, this webinar also answers questions that were asked during the February 25, 2016 Compliance Test Procedure webinar.

Click here to access the May 2016 Compliance Test Procedure Follow-up Webinar.

Questions regarding the compliance test procedures can be emailed to ELDCTP@dot.gov

Updated: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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