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ELD FAQ 73: ELDs Canada & Mexico FAQ – Technical Specifications – Q1

Q1:  Can a Canada/Mexico domiciled motor carrier’s driver manually enter the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for the power unit if the ELD is unable to automatically retrieve the VIN from the engine?

 A1:  Yes. The driver can add the VIN manually if the ELD cannot retrieve the VIN from the vehicle engine data. 

Regulatory Topic: ELD requirements for foreign-domiciled motor carriers
Published Date: Monday, March 5, 2018
Issued Date: Monday, March 5, 2018