Small Business Truckers Receive U.S. Reps Support for Proposed ELD Exemption

Posted February 9, 2018
Category Company News
A letter sent on February 1, 2018, by twenty-five members of the U.S. House of Representatives to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) offered support of an exemption from the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate for small trucking businesses with “exemplary” safety records.  This action follows a November 21, 2017 expemption request filed by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA). OOIDA's request seeks a five-year exemption for motor carriers classified as small businesses by the Small Business Administration.  Additionally, these small business motor carriers must have a proven safety history with no attributable at-fault crashes, as well as no “unsatisfactory” carrier safety…

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