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ELD Rule Spurs Carriers, Truckers to Drop Slowpoke Shippers

Nov 29, 2017 at 10:05 AM CST

A federal rule starting in December that requires U.S. truckers to use digital tracking devices to log their daily driving hours could spell trouble for shippers.

The electronic logging device, or ELD, mandate, set to go into effect Dec. 18, will focus attention on companies that habitually make drivers wait long hours to load or unload freight.