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Talking ELD - New Canadian ELD Rules (Podcast)

Chris Harris, The Safety Dawg, hosts "The Dawg On-It Trucking Pawedcast" where he interviews influential trucking insiders for their insights and in-depth knowledge. On July ...
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How Does the Modified FMCSA Emergency Declaration Affect You?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended its national emergency exemption from specific Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety ...
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ELD Record Keeping Requirements (RODS)

Included in this blog are the ELD record keeping requirements under Part 395.
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FMCSA Announces Hours of Service Final Rule Changes

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published its long-awaited HOS Drivers Final Rule on changes to 49 CFR Part 395. These changes will take effect 120 days ...
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Ontario Announces Temporary Options for Provincial Trucking Companies

On March 30, 2020, the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) announced temporary options for provincially regulated trucking companies that operate in Ontario only, ...
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Update on COVID-19: Freight Transport Exemption in Canada

Exemption to allow relief from the requirements established under the Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations As expected, Transport Canada has approved an ...
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Texas Intrastate - ELD Mandate Deadline & HOS Rules

With all the chatter about the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) deadline for Interstate drivers in the U.S. effective December 16, 2019, I wanted to raise awareness of another ...
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Canada-specific HOS On-Duty Requirement

This is a different requirement than when operating in the U.S. and might cause confusion for motor carriers travelling between Canada and the U.S., particularly with the ELD ...
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On-Duty Time Differences when in Canada vs U.S.

On-duty time means the period that begins when a driver begins work or is required by the motor carrier to be available to work. The main exception is where a driver is waiting ...
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How Does "Unassigned Driving" Work Under AOBRD vs ELD?

A motor carrier was in the midst of being audited by DOT and were asked to surrender an “Unassigned Driving Report” for the previous 6 months, even though they were ...
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