Canadian Road Safety News Digest

Bring on the ELDs – Western trucking associations mostly in favour of electronic logging device (ELD) mandate

March 29, 2016   |   Categories: Canadian Road Safety News Digest, News

Last Updated on April 15, 2016

Truck News (TORONTO, ONTARO)

With reports indicating that the federal government may follow the US’s lead and mandate truck drivers’ use of electronic logging devices (ELDs), trucking associations in Western Canada appear to all be in favour of the move for a variety of reasons.

Safety was the primary reason for support of ELDs. Terry Shaw, executive director of the Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) said that although there were many positive implications for bringing in ELDs, safety was the largest.

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