Which documents do my drivers need in the vehicle to be ELD compliant?

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Applies To

  • Geotab Drive
  • HOS
  • Hours of Service
  • Paper Logs

Answer

  • Diagnostic Events and Malfunctions (Must be printed or kept electronically and available in the cab as per the law.)
  • ELD Manual  (Must be printed or kept electronically and available in the cab as per the law.)
  • Data Transfer Description (Must be printed or kept electronically and available  in the cab as per the law. Applies only to inspections in the USA)
  • A supply of blank driver’s records of duty status (RODS) graph-grids sufficient to record the driver’s duty status and other related information for a minimum of 8 days (Must be kept in the cab as per the law)
  • Driver’s Guide to HOS (Recommended)
  • DVIR Workflow (Recommended)

Additonal Notes

Note that these required documents are subject to change by the FMCSA. For the most up-to-date information, see: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/hours-service/elds/eld-checklist-drivers

Also see: Compliance and Implementation Guide