ELD stands for Electronic Logging Device
- DOT mandated device to log the drivers hours of operation for safety and compliance
- Over 500 ELD companies in the truckload market
- Almost all of the capture GPS data as well
- About 100 ELD companies cover 99% of the market
It’s a tool that lets drivers keep a Record of Duty Status (RODS) and track their Hours of Service (HOS) using electronic logbooks (e-logs). The ELD mandate is a rule that requires professional truck drivers and motor carriers to use electronic logbooks for HOS compliance. The requirement took effect on December 18, 2017.