Survey: Regional Small Fleets Slower to Comply With ELD Mandate - Safety & Compliance

Survey: Regional Small Fleets Slower to Comply With ELD Mandate – Security & Compliance



ELD compliance charges for regional fleets are nonetheless roughly 20 factors beneath longer haul OTR fleets, based on CarrierLists’ survey. Graph courtesy CarrierLists


Regional small fleets look like lagging behind nationwide fleets in terms of adoption of obligatory digital logging gadgets, based on the most recent weekly survey numbers from CarrierLists.

Though the ELD mandate went into impact final month, there’s a phased-in enforcement interval till April 1, as many fleets had been scrambling on the final minute to conform.

CarrierLists, which provides lists of carriers to freight brokers and shippers, has been conducting weekly surveys of fleets on its lists about ELD compliance. As of Jan. 15, based on 205 interviews operating fleets from 5 to 100 vehicles, the ELD compliance fee got here again all the way down to earth from the polling excessive of 89% within the first week of the yr to 79%.  

When requested in regards to the drop, CarrierLists President Kevin Hill defined, “It’s because of the mixture of regional and longer haul fleets. ELD compliance charges for shorter haul regional fleets have persistently been about 20 factors beneath longer haul nationwide and tremendous regional fleets. As the popular lanes aren’t identified earlier than our calls, the combination between regional and nationwide carriers swings week to week.” 

The three-week shifting common, nonetheless, surpassed the 80% mark for the primary time, climbing 5 factors to 82%. Carrierlists says the primary themes it has heard on the telephones over the previous two weeks embrace: 

​ELD compliance charges for regional fleets are nonetheless roughly 20 factors beneath longer haul OTR fleets. Again-ordered ELD {hardware} is coming in and being put in shortly. Driver coaching on ELDs for the procrastinators is problematic and is inflicting disruptions with pickup and deliveries instances. ELD enforcement continues to be inconsistent and troublesome to measure. Trucking corporations at the moment are asking about loading and unloading instances a lot earlier in negotiations to find out which masses to just accept.


Graph courtesy CarrierLists

Graph courtesy CarrierLists




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