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The FMCSA’s ELD Mandate took effect in the United States on December 18, 2017 and Canada’s ELD mandate on June 12, 2021, with a focus on education and awareness and enforcement penalties taking effect June 2022.
Paper logbooks used to record Hours of Service (HOS) are no longer acceptable when recording driving hours, rest time and on-duty hours. Instead, HOS must be recorded using Electronic Logging Devices, alternatively known as ELDs. Any ELD used to meet the federal mandate must be certified by a recognized third party to ensure devices meet technical requirements, which is a major difference from the U.S. rules that allow manufacturers to self-certify. This third-party certification requirement was introduced to help eliminate the potential for manipulating Hours of Service data. The ultimate goal of ELDs is to make roadways safer by reducing the risk of truck drivers driving tired, but they also save fleet managers time and money – two of our most precious assets.
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CREATE COMPLIANT, ERROR-FREE HOURS OF SERVICE (HOS) LOGS
The Titan ELD Solution Puts You In Control
The Titan GPS ELD solution will help you manage your Record of Duty Status (RODS) regardless of your area of operation by combining necessary vehicle data with driver status. Drivers simply login and start driving while their hours are tracked.
Hours of Service rules can be complicated. Titan GPS ELDs take care of it for you, reducing paperwork, saving time and automating recording processes.
Complete a vehicle inspection in just a few taps
File an ad hoc, pre-trip, or post-trip vehicle inspection without ever picking up a pen, and get your drivers on the road quicker with integrated Driver Vehicle Inspection Reporting (DVIR). Drivers complete daily pre-trip and post-trip inspection reports using our Titan GPS ELD app on any Smartphone or Tablet. Electronic DVIR eliminates unnecessary paperwork.
Streamline vehicle inspections and avoid costly violations.
Automated and Paper-free
Titan GPS’ ELD solutions also support fully compliant International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) reporting. Fleets that cross provincial and/or state lines are likely already familiar with IFTA, and the hassle that can come with tracking fuel use and preparing quarterly reports.
ECU-connected solutions from Titan GPS streamline IFTA reporting by automatically calculating the distance your commercial vehicles travel in each jurisdiction by odometer or GPS location, ensuring accurate records and reducing the risk of error or incorrect paperwork.
Expert Support. Wherever and Whenever You Need It.
Driver Care is a premium 24/7 support line accessible to every Titan GPS Logbook (ELD) customer. With Driver Care, every Titan GPS Logbook user has unlimited access to a dedicated compliance call center staffed by experts trained on virtually every aspect of Titan GPS’ ELD solution.
Driver Care operators are ready to walk drivers and administrators through device troubleshooting, compliance questions, and issues related to Titan GPS Logbook applications in a timely fashion, no matter where or when you call!
FMCSA REGULATIONS COMPLIANT ELD SOLUTION
Be ready When The DOT Comes Knocking
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration maintains a list of registered ELDs that comply with the technical and feature specifications necessary for compliant electronic logs. Our solution was one of the first ELDs on the list, and maintains a high-level of technical reliability. On top of that, our industry-leading customer service will guarantee your fleet management needs are always being met.
GPS TRACKING AND FLEET MANAGEMENT (ELD COMPLIANT SOLUTION)
Integrate Critical Business Drivers
No matter what the future holds for transportation and compliance regulation, fleet management will remain an important piece of the puzzle. With an integrated fleet tracking platform, you get a complete picture of your fleet business without adding a separate system. Saving you time, money, and providing peace of mind.
Titan GPS uniquely and seamlessly integrates fleet management and ELD compliance into a powerful and cost-effective commercial GPS tracking system in Canada.
TEN THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT CANADA’S ELD MANDATE
Download the Guide & Get Ahead of the Curve
Transport Canada has officially unveiled rules that will mandate Electronic Logging Devices (ELDS) in Canada, replacing long-established paper logbooks. Get the guide that breaks down ten key things you need to know about this new regulation. Still want to learn more? Try reading our Definitive Guide to ELDs.
‘We slowed drivers down and improved safety. We easily save enough in insurance costs alone to pay for the entire system’
‘Using the electronic log device is so simple and straight forward. I highly recommend it to any company that will be switching over!!!’
‘Titan GPS ELD was easy to get up and running—everything is quite user friendly. I appreciate the hassle-free customer service.’
‘We pride ourselves on timely service. Titan GPS has really helped. We’re putting more jobs through, and our customers couldn’t be happier.’
The Canadian ELD mandate is in effect since June 12, 2021, with a progressive enforcement period for the first 12 months. This means penalties for non-compliance will begin June 12, 2022, and until then, enforcement by Transport Canada will consist of education and awareness.
The mandate, itself, aims to improve road safety across Canadian provinces and territories. It requires commercial motor vehicle drivers subject to Hours of Service (HOS) conditions to use electronic logging devices (ELDs). To level-set, an ELD is defined as a device or technology that automatically records a driver’s driving time to better track, manage, share and improve accuracy and efficiency in the driver’s record of duty status.
Transport Canada states that federally regulated carriers are required to migrate into ELD solutions. Currently this translates to over 150K commercial vehicle drivers across Canada.
For US, FMCSA clears the topic as:
“The ELD applies to most motor carriers and drivers who are currently required to maintain records of duty status (RODS) per Part 395, 49 CFR 395.8(a). The rule applies to commercial buses as well as trucks, and to Canada- and Mexico-domiciled drivers.”
Mandate exemptions include short-term rentals, commercial vehicles operated within a certain radius and are not required to comply with HOS regulations,
Carriers with other exemptions that has been issued by authorities
Planning your fleet’s migration to electronic logging devices is not an easy undertaking. Titan GPS can is the top solution for the process as you:
- Scope your ELD migration project
- Communicate and train the fleet staff
- Realign internal policies and procedures in fleet management
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