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Are drivers required to annotate an adverse driving condition they encountered on their electronic logging device (ELD)?

Frequently Asked Questions Relating to 2020 Changes to Hours of Service Regulations

Question 15

Q: Are drivers required to annotate an adverse driving condition they encountered on their electronic logging device (ELD)?

A: Yes. A driver is required to annotate the use of the adverse driving conditions exception on the electronic logging device under 49 CFR Section 395.28(c). If the roadside officer can prove there was no adverse driving condition, the driver should be cited for the applicable violation of 49 CFR 395.3 or 395.5.

Regulatory Topic: Hours of Service
Published Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020
Issued Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020