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Is your Fleet Ready for the E-Log Mandate?

Driver Daily Log

The FMCSA phase 1 Awareness and Transition Phase:  This phase runs through December 18, 2017.  If you are a carrier or driver you should use this time to prepare to comply or voluntarily use ELD’s.

If you are a driver or carrier subject to the rule you should use one of the following for records.

  • Paper Logs
  • AOBRDS (Automatic On Board Recoding Devices)
  • Logging Software
  • ELD’s registered with the FMCSA

Phase 2 Phased-In Compliance Phase: A two-year phase from December 18, 2017 through December 16, 2019. During this phase carries and drivers can no longer use Paper Logs or Logging Systems. They can use the following.

  • AOBRDS (Automatic On Board Recoding Devices)
  • ELD’s registered with the FMCSA

Phase 3 Full Compliance Phase: Effective December 16, 2019 the rule state all carriers and drivers subject to the mandate must use certified, registered ELD’s such as e-Track Certified.

Global Locator Systems of Texas LLC has partnered with e-Track Certified ATS Fleet Management Solutions. e-track Certified has been registered with the FMCSA and meets all requirements. As one of the most cost effective, State of the Art, Automated Electronic Hours of Service Driver Log Application in the industry meeting all new and existing DOT Regulatory Mandates. This system is simple to use for both carrier and drivers. Regardless of your industry e-Track Certified will help you meet the requirements of the ELD Mandate.

Our ELD plugs into your vehicle’s diagnostic port wither it’s 6-Pin, 9-Pin or standard port. We have options systems to connect to your tablet via Bluetooth or directly with a cable you decide the method best for our team.

Contact Global Locator Systems of Texas today for more information and get a head start in complying with the mandate. Bring your team into compliance in phases before the deadline to help the transition run smoothly.


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