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* * * SPECIAL EDITION ON ELDS * * * WORKSHOP ATTENDEES CAUGHT ENJOYING THE PRESENTATIONS


limited exceptions that do NOT have to comply: • Drivers who use paper logs for no more than 8 days during any 30 day period.


• Drivers of vehicles manufactured before model year 2000, due to electronic connectivity capability of the vehicle.


• Drivers who conduct driveaway- towaway operations where the vehicle is the product being delivered.


• Short haul drivers using the logbook timecard exception (i.e., 100 air miles)


Short Haul Drivers: Drivers who are not required to complete


logs because they meet one of the short haul exemptions in section 395.1 (e) of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations


are not required to use ELDs. FMCSA rec- ognizes that these drivers occasionally do not meet the conditions of these exemp- tions. In those instances, drivers are required to keep a paper log; however, driv- ers who use a paper log more than 8 days in any 30 day period must start using ELDs.


Location Monitoring: ELDs must record a vehicle’s location at


every change of duty status and at least every 60 minutes. To protect driver privacy and against harassment, the devices will record location during on-duty time at a precision of approximately one mile and during off-duty time of within 10 miles.


Supporting Documents: Because ELDs negate the need for sup-


porting documents to verify driving time, FMCSA has implemented new document retention requirements to verify on-duty,


not driving, time. The final rule requires fleets to retain up to eight supporting doc- uments from several categories per driver for each 24-hour period. They are: • Bills of lading, itineraries, schedules or equivalent documents indicating the origin and destination of a trip;


• Dispatch records, trip records, or equivalent documents;


• Expense receipts related to on-duty, not driving, time;


• Text messages, email messages, instant messages, or other electronic mobile communications transmitted through a fleet management system;


• Payroll records, settlement sheets, or other documents reflecting driver payments.


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