What qualifies a trucks as e log exempt?
An electronic logging device (ELD) unit requires an engine control module (ECM). However, most engines manufactured before 2000 lack an ECM. Therefore, if a commercial motor vehicle’s engine was manufactured in 2000 or earlier, that vehicle is exempt from being required to use an ELD.
Is electronic logs mandatory?
Electronic log mandate is finally on the books.
|1971||Federal legislation introduced to require all trucks and buses to be equipped with tachographs|
|1986||IIHS petitions FHWA for mandate|
What are the new Elog rules?
One off-duty period (whether in or out of the sleeper berth) is at least 2 hours long, and. The other involves at least 7 consecutive hours in the sleeper berth. Both periods added together must equal at least 10 hours. When paired, neither time period counts against the 14-hour driving window.