NOTE: This guidance revises FMCSA-ELD-Malfunctions-Data-Diagnostics-FAQs (2018-04-09), issued on April 9, 2018, and rescinded on March 10, 2022. It also reflects minor correction(s) (e.g., for grammar, typographical errors, or consistency) made on October 31, 2023....
Question: Can a carrier set parameters for yard moves via the technical specifications?
Guidance: Yes, while the yard move status must be selected by the driver, the electronic logging device (ELD) may...
Question: What is the commercial motor vehicle (CMV) power unit number?
Guidance: The power unit number is the identifier the motor carrier uses to identify the power unit. ...
Question: How can yard moves be reflected on the electronic logging device (ELD)?
Guidance: The ELD must provide an option to preconfigure drivers’ accounts with yard moves. Should the motor carrier opt...
In 49 CFR part 395, subpart B, Appendix A Table 6, Event Type 3, it lists “Driver indication for PC, YM, and WT cleared.” What does WT refer to?
Question: In 49 CFR part 395, subpart B, Appendix A Table 6, Event Type 3, it lists “Driver indication for PC, YM, and WT cleared.” What does WT refer to?
Guidance: “WT” refers to “waiting time.” This...
Question: Does the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rule require that the driver have editing capabilities?
Guidance: Yes, the ELD must allow the driver to review, edit, and annotate their ELD records to...
NOTE: This guidance was rescinded on March 10, 2022, and is no longer in effect.
Frequently Asked Questions --Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service –Electronic Data Retention.
ELD Malfunctions and Data Diagnostic Events
ELD Data Transfer