Driver did not change from PC to D after exceeding the company PC limit

Symptoms

  • Vehicle had one trip with a length greater than company PC limit
  • Driver did not change from PC to D after exceeding that limit

Applies To

  • HOS
  • Personal Conveyance
  • PC 

Cause

  • The Go Device is not reading Odometer values from the Engine. 
  • Odometer is updated by GPS
  • When the Go Device does not read Odometer, a circle is drawn around the starting point with a radius equal to the company PC limit. 
  • The Driver will change from PC to D only if they exit that circle, no matter how much they drive within the circle.

Resolution

Additional Information

  • Go Devices in vehicles used for ELD purposes must read Odometer values from the ECM; odometer updates by GPS are not sufficient.