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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...

Does the 100 air-mile radius exception apply to cross-border operations?

Cross Border Transportation ELDs

FAQ007:  Does the 100 air-mile radius exception apply to cross-border operations?

Answer:  Yes. If the U.S. destination is within a 100 air-mile radius of a Canada/Mexico domiciled motor carrier’s driver’s normal work reporting location and the driver returns to that location and is released from work within 12 hours, then the driver is not required to keep a paper log or use an AOBRD/ELD during the U...

When a Canada/Mexico domiciled motor carrier’s driver is operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and is stopped for an inspection in the U.S., how must the driver verify hours of service (HOS) compliance if required use an ELD?

Cross Border Transportation ELDs

FAQ012:  When a Canada/Mexico domiciled motor carrier’s driver is operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) and is stopped for an inspection in the U.S., how must the driver verify hours of service (HOS) compliance if required use an ELD?

Answer:

  • A driver operating in the U.S. must have evidence of the hours worked for the current 24-hour period and the previous 7 days.
  • A driver...