CCMTA Releases Second Canadian Draft ELD Technical Standard

The Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) ELD Technical Working Group has released its second Canadian draft ELD technical standard, which spells out how the ELD must function and be designed by manufacturers from a technical perspective.

The CCMTA Working Group has been busy on the redrafting of the technical standard since last year, when the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released its final rule on Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) and Transport Canada announced its intention to move forward with an ELD mandate for truck drivers who are currently required to maintain logbooks.

With the first iteration of technical changes now complete, the new draft standard is ready once again for review by industry and suppliers. CCMTA has allowed for the comment period to last over the summer.