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Truckload Carriers Association Supports Electronic Logging Devices
San Diego, California:
The Board of Directors of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) voted to support legislation and regulations that would mandate the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs). The Board approved the new TCA policy on March 13, 2011, at the association’s Annual Convention in San Diego, California. This new policy is consistent with the industry’s commitment to cooperative measures for ensuring compliance with hours of service regulations.
ELDs are used by motor carriers to ensure compliance and reduce paperwork inefficiencies. Their installation is the target of a recent proposal by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. While TCA now supports the mandatory use of such devices, the association’s new policy specifies several areas for consideration in the development of laws or regulations that would mandate them.
“We believe that this new policy is reflective of today’s operating environment,” said TCA President Chris Burruss. “The Board of Directors thought it was important that our members lead on this issue.”
The new TCA policy is as follows:
“TCA supports federal laws and regulations requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELD) for documenting compliance with hours of service (HOS) rules. In developing such a law or regulation, TCA believes the following issues should be addressed: