What year of truck can run paper logs?
Drivers of vehicles made before 2000 can continue to use paper logbooks. Carriers who already use ELDs that don’t meet the new technology requirements have until December 2019 to upgrade to compliant systems.
Do all trucks need electronic logs?
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced the final ELD rule in December 2015. It requires electronic logging devices for all trucks model-year 2000 or newer engaged in interstate commerce.
How long can you use paper logs in a rental truck?
ELD Rule Exceptions
As specified in the ELD rule, the following are not required to use ELDs (but carriers may choose to use ELDs even if they are not required): Drivers who use paper logs no more than 8 days during any 30-day period.