Can A Motor Carrier Operator Expect Drivers To Take HOS Compliance To Heart?

Let’s face it.  The trucking world is on the verge of one of the biggest changes it has seen since the imposition of logbooks and work hour limitations back in 1938.  With the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate coming at the end of 2017, motor carrier operators will no longer be able to delegate sole responsibility to their drivers for “running legal”.  The ELDs will always tell the truth.  As motor carrier operators, we will no longer be able to be, as the French say, “laissez faire” managers of our drivers. lesā ˈfer/ noun: laissez-faire a policy or attitude of …