Electronic logging devices (ELDs) are devices that automatically log driving time in commercial vehicles, increasing compliance with hours of service regulations and, in turn, reducing driver fatigue and improving administrative efficiency and safety on Canadian and American roads.
If you have a truck traveling in Canada or the United States, these regulations apply to you. It applies to carriers with trucks having a mass of more than 10,001 pounds / 4536Kg.
The use of the electronic log book is mandatory for commercial trucks that are under federal regulation. In the United States, this type of regulation has existed since 2017.
This new regulation has been in force since January 1, 2023.
The use of a DCE has been mandatory since April 30, 2023, since it is on this date that the modification made to the Regulation respecting driving and rest hours for drivers of heavy vehicles came into force in Quebec.
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Heavy vehicles which are covered by the regulations and whose driver is required to enter their driving, working and rest hours in an activity report, except:
Vehicles driven under the following conditions: