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FreightWaves Staff Friday, October 27, 2017

ELDs offer many benefits, but eliminating driver fatigue isn’t one of them

In its simplest form, the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is designed to replace paper logbooks to better track drivers’ Record of Duty Status (RODS) and ensure compliance with hours-of-service (HOS) requirements. In theory, these rules help improve driver safety and reduce fatigue, but fleet managers can’t expect the rule to eliminate driver fatigue.

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