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ELECTRONIC LOGGING DEVICES

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ELD FAQ16: Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service

Frequently Asked Questions -- Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service –Roadside Inspections

Question 16: If a driver is stopped for a roadside inspection and does not have a required ELD installed and in use in the vehicle being operated, what will happen?

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ELD FAQ10: Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service

NOTE: This guidance was rescinded as unnecessary on March 10, 2022, because the information contained therein was readily available in existing guidance. See ELD Functions: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/hours-service/elds/eld-functions.

 

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ELD FAQ7: Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service

Frequently Asked Questions -- Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service.

Question 7: Can a driver use a portable electronic logging device (ELD)?

Guidance:  Yes. A driver may use a portable ELD. A portable ELD must be mounted in a fixed position during commercial...

ELD FAQ6: Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service

Frequently Asked Questions --Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service.

Question 6: Can an electronic logging device (ELD) be on a smartphone or other wireless device?

Guidance:  Yes. An ELD can be on a smartphone or other wireless device if the device meets the...

ELD FAQ3: Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service

Frequently Asked Questions -- Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service.

Question 3: Who must comply with the electronic logging device (ELD) rule?

Guidance: The ELD rule applies to most motor carriers and drivers who are currently required to maintain records of...