Stoneridge ELD meant to be easy to install, use

Updated Jan 6, 2018
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As the deadline for the mandatory installation of electronic logging devices in most trucks approaches (Dec. 18), ease of installation is an important option for some drivers.

A new electronic logging device from Stoneridge is designed to be easy to install and easy to use. Even its name is meant to keep things simple: the EZ-ELD.

According to the company, the ease of use begins with plug and play installation. The device, which is certified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, comes with six- and nine-pin connectors as well as one for OBDII.

It uses a smartphone app to track hours of service and driver vehicle inspection reports and stores up to six months of data.

The EZ-ELD also uses “Scan and Drive” technology. Drivers working with several vehicles can scan in a QR code and their smartphone will automatically connect the with the device.

Features include:

  • Scan and Drive truck pairing
  • Quick “plug and play” installation
  • FMCSA certified
  • No hidden fees and no contract
  • Super-simple user interface for drivers via mobile app (Android and iOS)
  • Unlimited drivers per device
  • Free installation, setup and training
  • Available for $149 at travel stops; requires a $15 per month software subscription.