ELD

Discussion in 'YRC Freight' started by bigtruk_us, Jul 19, 2017.

  1. bigtruk_us

    bigtruk_us Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    5,273
    Likes Received:
    1,043
    Trophy Points:
    113
    A bill has been submitted to delay the Electronic Log Device.Delay would be up to Dec.2019.Reported by CCJ.
     
    aztec warrior and maz123 like this.
  2. littlekorvette

    littlekorvette Active Member

    Messages:
    110
    Likes Received:
    68
    Trophy Points:
    28
    If you read it it says for owner operators and small companies
     
    aztec warrior likes this.
  3. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Last, bag standing

    Messages:
    7,433
    Likes Received:
    8,050
    Trophy Points:
    113
    most of the companies,and individual groups fighting ELD's, are probably the ones who will be forced to start running their operations by the law, and not violating HOS.....
     
  4. jimmy g

    jimmy g Kook

    Messages:
    16,348
    Likes Received:
    8,505
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Big grocery haulers will be hurt most. They're used to drivers sitting at the dock being unloaded for hours, driving four hours to the next shipper, sitting at the dock for 3 more hours being loaded, and then being expected to drive 550 miles overnight to a 6am appmnt the next morning. Gonna be a shock to have to be legal.
     
    maz123 and BIG R GUY like this.
  5. nightowl

    nightowl Active Member

    Messages:
    811
    Likes Received:
    192
    Trophy Points:
    43
    You may want to re-read that. It doesn't say the delay would only be for small companies and owner operators, it just mentions the burden that would be placed on them in particular if the ELD goes into effect....
     
  6. Freight Crusher

    Freight Crusher Active Member

    Messages:
    128
    Likes Received:
    106
    Trophy Points:
    43
    The only burden I can think of is having to run legal. The only other thing I can think of is the cost of the equipment and the service itself. I really have no idea what the cost is.
    Every driver that runs legal and is using ELD'S seems to like it. The only real change is the driver no longer has to keep a log book.
     
  7. bigtruk_us

    bigtruk_us Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    5,273
    Likes Received:
    1,043
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I honestly believe ELDs will have no to little effect on safety.There will be accidents ,collisions with fatalities.That will never stop.Just more fancy technology that the tech companies will profit off of with the government's blessing.I have seen that most fleets are in a safe haven before midnight or earlier.Which decreases accidents tremendously.That is without ELDs.I agree with forward facing dash cams that are easily downloaded to view a driver's whole trip plus GPS tracking.ELDs is just more costly junk and it doesn't provide freight rate increases.Most if not all freight rates are stuck in the late 80s to the decade of 90 with little to no change.
     
  8. clydesdale

    clydesdale Active Member

    Messages:
    581
    Likes Received:
    176
    Trophy Points:
    43
    YRC Freight does not use the DOT 34 hour restart,is that going to be programed into our elds?
     
    aztec warrior likes this.
  9. bigtruk_us

    bigtruk_us Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    5,273
    Likes Received:
    1,043
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Nobody knows yet.
     
    aztec warrior likes this.
  10. bigtruk_us

    bigtruk_us Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    5,273
    Likes Received:
    1,043
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I don't see why we couldn't start using the restart rule.We can't get anyone to work here anymore.Most don't stay very long when hired.Something about that stupid red circle rule and the pay and sleeper teams and waiting by the phone while PTS is running around those waiting by the phone.
     
    IndyHauler likes this.
  11. Triplex

    Triplex Experienced stalker

    Messages:
    9,437
    Likes Received:
    7,297
    Trophy Points:
    113
    I don't need no stinkin' electronics, I'm going to keep logging the old way.

    [​IMG]
     
    aztec warrior and jimmy g like this.
  12. jimmy g

    jimmy g Kook

    Messages:
    16,348
    Likes Received:
    8,505
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Where'd you get that 1940s tractor? TEAMSTERS use Horses!!!!
     
    aztec warrior and seabreeze like this.
  13. Triplex

    Triplex Experienced stalker

    Messages:
    9,437
    Likes Received:
    7,297
    Trophy Points:
    113
    1940's tractor for a 1940's driver don't you know. :17142:
     
    aztec warrior and jimmy g like this.
  14. SAC75

    SAC75 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,913
    Likes Received:
    1,645
    Trophy Points:
    113
    No, ELD's go by the law, not our contracts. You will either have to do a recap on your own or they can do what ABF did and have a separate website that tallies it for you.
     
    aztec warrior likes this.
  15. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

    Messages:
    1,526
    Likes Received:
    1,781
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Tri, Looks like a EHT or EQT, you must be ducked down texting.
    Be a good load of campground approved firewood for MUD
     
    aztec warrior likes this.
  16. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Last, bag standing

    Messages:
    7,433
    Likes Received:
    8,050
    Trophy Points:
    113
    That's Trip, when he was in his teens, logging New Hampshire....
     
    aztec warrior likes this.
  17. Triplex

    Triplex Experienced stalker

    Messages:
    9,437
    Likes Received:
    7,297
    Trophy Points:
    113
    "Live free or die!"
     
    aztec warrior likes this.
  18. Triplex

    Triplex Experienced stalker

    Messages:
    9,437
    Likes Received:
    7,297
    Trophy Points:
    113
    1941 Mack FP....

     
    jimmy g likes this.
  19. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

    Messages:
    1,526
    Likes Received:
    1,781
    Trophy Points:
    113
     
  20. bigtruk_us

    bigtruk_us Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    5,273
    Likes Received:
    1,043
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Prolly going to be asked to pay for our own ELD.if you don't buy one or lease one you won't work.just saying
     

Share This Page