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Fleet FAQ? Fleet Tracking and Telematics

October 11, 2017

Q. What if we do long runs (over 100 air miles) but do not do more than 8 days in a 30-day period? Do we need to be ELD compliant?

A. Under the ELD mandate rules, drivers who only keep RODS for 8 days in a 30-day period are exempt from having to keep electronic logs, although they will have to continue preparing paper logs.

You may also qualify for the short-haul exception, which allows for longer-duty periods and distances traveled under certain, specific circumstances, including, but not limited to, the driver isn’t required to have a CDL to operate the vehicle.

As with any exemption, you should consult with your company’s legal counsel and/or the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to verify if your drivers are exempt from complying with the requirements of the ELD mandate.

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Answered by : Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect

Director of Product Marketing, Verizon Connect

Todd Ewing is director of product marketing at Verizon Connect.

Todd Ewing is director of product marketing at Verizon Connect.

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