IS YOUR ELD LEGAL?

Does your ELD meet all of the requirements below? 

If any of these features are missing, it may not be compliant!

1.

Provides separate accounts for drivers and administrative (non-driver) ELD users

3.

Automatically records all driving time and at intervals of 60 minutes. Records date, time, location, engine hours, vehicle miles, and driver identification

5.

Reduces location accuracy to a 10-mile radius when vehicle is used for authorized personal use

7.

Retains data for the current 24-hour period and the previous 7 consecutive days

9.

Retains data for the current 24-hour period and the previous 7 consecutive days

11.

Allows a driver to obtain a copy of his/her ELD records on demand – either through a printout or electronic file

13.

Displays all required standardized data to authorized safety officials on demand – through a screen display or printout that includes three elements: a daily header, graph grid showing driving duty status changes, and detailed daily log data. The graph grid, if printed, must be at least 6 inches by 1.5 inches

15.

Requires certification of driver records at the end of each 24-hour period

2.

Has “integral synchronization” with the engine control module to automatically record engine power status, vehicle motion status, and other data

4.

Records location with an accuracy of one-mile radius during on-duty driving periods

6.

ELD time is synchronized with UTC (coordinated universal time)

8.

Prevents tampering; does not allow anyone to alter or erase information originally collected for driver ELD records

10.

Requires driver to review unidentified driver records – and either acknowledge assignment of this driving time, or indicate that the records do not belong to the driver

12.

Supports one of two options for electronic data transfer:

  • Telematic type: using wireless web services and email; or

  • Local transfer type: using USB2.0 and Bluetooth

14.

ELD provider furnishes user’s manual, instructions for handling malfunctions and record-keeping during malfunctions, and instructions for transferring ELD hours of service records to safety officials

16.

Volume control or mute option for any audio feature

Want to make sure your Electronic Logging Device will not get you placed out of service after December 16th 2019?

Contact us, and a knowledgeable specialist will guide you though the ELD verification process developed by the FMCSA!

Also, refer to the ELD Preparedness Checklist that you can download here.

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