The ELD mandate, which will require those with a commercial driver’s license to keep a Record of Duty Status (RODS) using an electronic logging device to record the information, is now less than three months away. Here are some important things carriers should consider to make sure they’re ready to go in December and beyond.
Be aware of the exemptions. Not all carriers are required to comply with the ELD mandate. A few of the larger groups include:
Know the ELD mandate timeline. The mandate is being rolled out in three phases:
Make ELD on-boarding a priority. Technological change can be challenging. Make the transition smoother:
Vet your solution provider. Because the ELD mandate is tied to compliance, it’s critical to ensure your partner has the history and expertise to keep your fleet between the regulatory lines. They should be able to: