Quick Answer: Do Local Drivers Need Electronic Logs?

Do short haul drivers need eld?

The ELD rule allows limited exceptions to the ELD mandate, including: Drivers who operate under the short-haul exceptions may continue using timecards; they are not required to keep RODS and will not be required to use ELDs.

Drivers who use paper RODS for not more than 8 days out of every 30-day period..

When did electronic logs become mandatory?

The ELD rule became law Feb. 16, 2016. The compliance date, the day when use of ELDs in the described applications becomes mandatory, is Dec. 18, 2017.

Do all trucks have to have electronic logs?

Vehicles Manufactured Before 2000 An electronic logging device (ELD) unit requires an engine control module (ECM). However, most engines manufactured before 2000 lack an ECM. Therefore, if a commercial motor vehicle’s engine was manufactured in 2000 or earlier, that vehicle is exempt from being required to use an ELD.

Who needs electronic logs?

Who must comply with the electronic logging device (ELD) rule? A3. The ELD applies to most motor carriers and drivers who are currently required to maintain records of duty status (RODS) per Part 395, 49 CFR 395.8(a). The rule applies to commercial buses as well as trucks, and to Canada- and Mexico-domiciled drivers.