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FMCSA New HOS Rules. On May 14th, the FMCSA made four changes to the Hours of Service rules.


These changes are on track to be implemented on September of this year. Elaine L. Chao, the US Secretary of Transportation says the changes will “increase safety and flexibility for America’s truckers”. Additionally, the FMCSA has projected that the 30-minute break modification rule will result in $2.81 billion in savings for motor carriers over the next 10 years. The four changes are discussed in detail below: Short-haul Exception Change Summary: Short-haul air mile range qualification has increased from 100 air miles to 150 air miles for CDL drivers. Past: CDL license truckers who drive within a 100 air mile radius of their reporting location would fall under short-haul rules and be exempt from ELD.

Rule Change: CDL licensed truck drivers will now have a 150 air mile radius to count as short-haul. Note, this is the air mile radius, not the total number of miles that a truck driver is allowed to drive per day. ELD Mandate - Best Electronic Logging Device. Hot food feels like home away from home.

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Truckers, given their hectic schedule, have to be away from home for long stretches of time. Food from restaurants or delis may not always be the best option. Getting a microwave is one of the best possible options for a truck driver seeking the warmth of good food at the end of the day. Microwaves are widely use electromagnetic radiation to heat food faster. This makes sure that the food is heated more evenly compared to a gas or electric oven.

Convection microwave is another type which combines the features of a convection oven and a standard microwave. ELD Mandate Blogs. Entertainment Vineet Baid May 06, 2020 News Vineet Baid March 24, 2020.

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When i called the company at around midnight i was able to speak with one of their representatives, Edward Miller. He was very thorough about answering all of my questions and even was willing to walk me through the steps of how to properly navigate through all of their online platform details. I appreciate the caring and hard work of Edward and i highly recommend using their services to anyone. Akop Ashchyan. Cooking Healthy in a Semi Truck. Eating out is easy and usually delicious, but it can also be unhealthy and quite expensive.

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The average meal at a truck stop costs between $12-$15. If a trucker considers preparing a certain number of meals in the truck, it can be both healthy and also cheap. For example, a week’s worth of groceries can cost $50 for a single person. A simple grocery list could include bags of vegetables, cups of brown rice, cups of pasta and some protein. This blog will discuss a list of healthy meals that all truck drivers can make.

Starting off strong- a healthy breakfast for Truckers Skipping breakfast or dinner may be beneficial for those who are intermittent fasting. Healthy Lunches and Dinners as a Trucker The most convenient option for preparing meals is to prepare meal-boxes for one. Healthy and Easy Deserts for Truckers There is no reasonfor a truck driver to skip out on deserts. Cooking Healthy in a Semi Truck. ELD Mandate Exemptions - List of All The Exemptions For Your Truck Requiring an ELD Device. ELD Mandate Contact. Contact Us Get In Touch 1221 E.

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Dyer Road Suite 250, Santa Ana, CA 92705 Eld Mandate Ltd #300 - 3665 Kingsway, Suite 300, Vancouver, BC V5R-5W2 Call us: 1-800-968-1869 24X7 Support. ELD Mandate Exemptions. According to a study by the FMCSA or the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in 2014, the introduction of ELD devices could prevent approximately 1714 crashes, 522 injuries and 24 deaths every year.

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The FMCSA has also reported that 4400 large buses and trucks were involved in deadly crashes in 2016. These numbers show the alarming number of casualties that happen each year due to motor accidents. Coronavirus Trucking Understanding the Emergency Declaration by the FMCSA. On 18th March, the FMCSA released an Emergency Declaration keeping in terms with the national emergency due to the serious spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Coronavirus Trucking Understanding the Emergency Declaration by the FMCSA

As per the Emergency Declaration, commercial drivers who are engaged in providing ‘direct assistance’ have been exempt from 42 CFR parts 390-399 (what qualifies as direct assistance is listed out further below). This exemption has been made to ensure the delivery and transportation of emergency services possible all across the country. It must be noted here in this regard that the Emergency Declaration will be applicable with immediate effect and will remain in effect till either the emergency situation is terminated as defined in 49 CFR § 390.5 or until 12th April 11:59 P.M.

(ET), whichever is the earlier. EDIT 5/13: FMCSA has extended this till June 15th, 2020. FMCSA ELD Violations. The ELD mandate has stipulated the acts of the truck drivers which will be regarded as violations.

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Apart from the Hours of Service or HOS violations, the truck drivers also have a chance of committing several other violations. These violations are with regard to the ELDs or Electronic Logging Devices used by them. There are 22 ELD related violations with associated points. Best electronic logging devices for sale in United States & Canada.