ELECTRONIC LOGGING DEVICES * USA: Trucks mandatory from Dec. 18
* DC - Supreme Court rejects trucker Bid to review ELD mandate
--- The Supreme Court rejected a last-ditch bid by a major truck driver association to overturn a federal mandate on electronic logging devices that track how many hours truckers drive... The nation's highest court said Monday it would not consider a petition by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association to hear the trucker trade group’s argument against the Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requirement to install the devices, or ELDs, in heavy-duty trucks. The federal mandate is set to go into effect on Dec. 18... Equipping roughly 500,000 U.S. trucking firms with ELD looks to be about a $1–billion business, according to FMCSA estimates... The issue has divided the trucking industry...
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