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Dec 29, 2017 at 12:51 PM CST

ear Mr. Beck:

Thank you for contacting me regarding the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) final rule regarding the use of electronic logging devices (ELD) for commercial truck drivers. I appreciate having the benefit of your comments on this matter.

On December 16, 2015, FMCSA published the final ELD regulations for commercial truck drivers, intended to help improve vehicle tracking, driving record sharing, and commercial motor vehicle safety. While the mandate officially went in to effect on February 16, 2016, the compliance date for selected provisions is set for December 18, 2017. Federal mandates can often lead to increased costs and additional compliance burdens, however, it is vital to ensure a safe work and road environment for all users. I understand the concerns many truckers, independent operators, and small business owners have regarding additional federal motor carrier regulations, and will continue to keep your views in mind should legislation be considered by the Senate.

I appreciate having the opportunity to represent you in the United States Senate. Thank you for taking the time to contact me.

Sincerely,

JOHN CORNYN

United States Senator

Replied on Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 01:45 PM CST
Every time i get a response from my senator..when you fart... smoke comes out..typical political response...
Replied on Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 01:54 PM CST
Originally Posted by: JEFF PEARSON
Quote: "Every time i get a response from my senator..when you fart... smoke comes out..typical political response..."

I think youre right Jeff. I’ve been calling and writing Cornyn and Cruz for at least 2 years. I have bever received a response from Cruz. However, Cornyn has never had a problem replying to tell me to blow it out my ass.