FMCSA removes 5 ELDs from its list of registered devices

Updated Mar 5, 2024
Trucker usinf electronic logging device

Today, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration removed several electronic logging devices from its list of registered ELDs.

The agency removed the following devices:

  • CN ELD
  • TT ELD 30
  • TT ELD 1010

FMCSA said it placed these ELDs on the Revoked Devices list due to the companies’ failure to meet the minimum requirements established in 49 CFR part 395, subpart B, appendix A. The removals are effective Feb. 28.

FMCSA will send an industry-wide email to inform motor carriers that all who use these revoked ELDs must take the following steps:

  • Discontinue using the revoked ELDs and revert to paper logs or logging software to record required hours of service data.
  • Replace the revoked ELDs with compliant ELDs from the Registered Devices list before April 28.

Motor carriers have up to 60 days to replace the revoked ELDs with compliant ELDs. If the ELD providers correct all identified deficiencies for their devices, FMCSA will place the ELDs back on the list of registered devices and inform the industry of the update.

During this time, FMCSA said safety officials are encouraged not to cite drivers using these revoked ELDs for 395.8(a)(1) – “No record of duty status” or 395.22(a) – “Failing to use a registered ELD.” Instead, safety officials should request the driver’s paper logs, logging software, or use the ELD display as a back-up method to review the hours of service data.

Beginning April 28, motor carriers who continue to use the revoked devices will be considered as operating without an ELD. Safety officials who encounter a driver using a revoked device on or after April 28, should cite 395.8(a)(1), and place the driver out-of-service (OOS) in accordance with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance OOS Criteria.

FMCSA strongly encourages motor carriers to take the actions listed above now to avoid compliance issues in the event that the deficiencies are not addressed by the ELD providers.

For more information on ELDs, visit FMCSA’s ELD implementation website.