ELDS FOR trucks * USA: Electronic Logging Devices violating truckers' rights
* Missouri - OOIDA: Excuses for mandating ELDs weak, fail to justify violating 4th Amendment
--- A national association of small-business truckers says the government’s excuses for mandating electronic logging devices (ELDs) are weak and fail to justify violating the Fourth Amendment rights of professional truck drivers... The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association wants the court to throw out the federal mandate that is scheduled to go into effect in December 2017... OOIDA’s lawsuit states that requiring electronic monitoring devices on commercial vehicles does not advance safety, is arbitrary and capricious and violates Fourth Amendment rights against unreasonable searches and seizures... OOIDA has previously challenged a similar mandate in the courts. In August 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit vacated a proposed electronic logbook rule based on the argument of harassment of drivers...
(The Trucker file photo) -- Grain Valley, MO, USA - The Trucker - 16 Aug 2016