Sumary of Electronic logging devices becoming mandatory in semi trucks in Canada to combat driver fatigue:
- “It’s going to force [non-compliant trucking companies] to get into the game and be compliant and be safe or face the consequences,”.
- The requirement for certified ELDs will target what he estimates is about 15 to 25 per cent of the trucking industry that routinely cuts corners on regulatory issues — in “an underbelly of our industry, a small but growing underbelly,”.
- Instead, enforcement measures will start with education and raising awareness, Transport Canada spokesperson Cybelle Morin said in an email to CBC..
- Laskowski says the trucking alliance wanted full enforcement of the new requirement to start Saturday as well but added that won’t happen because the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the third-party certification process….