ELD Relief might be coming

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ELD Relief might be coming

Post by Faster horses » Thu May 24, 2018 2:21 pm

Livestock haulers may get some relief from ELD rules if a bill proposed by a bipartisan group of Senators moves forward in Congress.

https://www.drovers.com/article/eld-hou ... d-senators

Eleven Senators proposed a bipartisan bill that would help alleviate the strain of transportation laws such as the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) and hours of service rules for truckers hauling livestock.

The Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act was introduced by a bipartisan group led by Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) on May 23.
Other Senators signing the bill include: Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), John Hoeven (R-N.D.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Doug Jones (D-Ala.).


The full bill can be found here:
https://www.drovers.com/sites/default/f ... onsors.pdf


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Re: ELD Relief might be coming

Post by Traveler » Fri May 25, 2018 5:35 am

That would be great! You would think that it would be a slam dunk, but I have concerns that there are idiots out there that are going to make this more difficult than it should be.

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Re: ELD Relief might be coming

Post by Brad S » Sat May 26, 2018 10:25 am

Leave livestock haulers on paper logs would be the best cure

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Post by Faster horses » Sat May 26, 2018 3:13 pm

Brad S wrote:Leave livestock haulers on paper logs would be the best cure
For sure. I like the KISS system. (Keep It Simple, Stupid.)
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Re: ELD Relief might be coming

Post by Big Muddy rancher » Sat May 26, 2018 7:40 pm

They just have to lie on paper not electronically.
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Re: ELD Relief might be coming

Post by Brad S » Sun May 27, 2018 4:17 am

I might redirect everyone’s attention: for the purpose of this forum, false statements are not called lies.

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