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ELD Final Rule

The long-awaited final rule calling for the adoption of electronic logging devices(ELDs) by commercial motor carriers became a reality December 16, 2015.  The objective of the rule, according to FMCSA, is to strengthen commercial truck and bus drivers’ compliance with hours-of-service (HOS) regulations that combat fatigue.  The rule will take full effect on December 18, 2017, two years after the date of the final rule being issued.  ELDs automatically record driving time and monitor engine hours, vehicle movement, miles driven, and location information.

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OSHA Job Safety and Health – IT’S THE LAW!

OSHA requires each employer to post and keep posted a notice informing employees of the protections and obligations provided for in the Act.  Such notice shall be posted by the employer in each establishment in a conspicuous place or places where notices to employees are customarily posted. Each employer shall take steps to insure that such notices are not altered, defaced, or covered by other material.

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