Electronic On-Board Recorders Broader Including Hours of Service of Drivers; Supporting Documents

Docket ID: FMCSA-2010-0167
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Parent Agency: Department of Transportation (DOT)

This rulemaking would establish: (1) minimum performance and design standards for hours-of-service (HOS) electronic logging devices (ELDs); (2) requirements for the mandatory use of these devices by drivers currently required to prepare HOS records of duty status (RODS); (3) requirements concerning HOS supporting documents; and (4) measures to address concerns about harassment resulting from the mandatory use of ELDs.

RIN: 2126-AB20
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 350,49 CFR 385,49 CFR 396,49 CFR 395
Priority: Economically Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: Yes
Legal Authorities: 49 U.S.C. 31502; 31136(a), Pub. L 103.311; 49 U.S.C. 31137(a)
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: Private Sector
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
StatutoryNPRMMAP-21 requires FMCSA to issue a final rule by October 1, 2013, a deadline that FMCSA will not be able to meet, due to the need for notice and comment on these proposals.10/01/2013
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM02/01/201176 FR 5537
NPRM Comment Period End02/28/2011
NPRM Comment Period Extended03/10/201176 FR 13121
NPRM Comment Period Extended End05/23/2011
SNPRM03/28/201479 FR 17656
SNPRM Comment Period End05/27/2014
Final Rule12/16/201580 FR 78292
Final Rule Effective02/16/2016
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Disposition: Pending
Type: Rulemaking
Docket Close Date: June 02 2099, at 12:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
Subtype: Hours of Service Record Keeping

Primary Documents

View All  (39)
Comment Now!
Due Dec 15, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 11/13/2014
ID: FMCSA-2010-0167-2255
Comment Now!
Due Jun 26, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 05/16/2014
ID: FMCSA-2010-0167-0972
Comment Now!
Due May 27, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/28/2014
ID: FMCSA-2010-0167-0485
Comment Now!
Due May 23, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 04/13/2011
ID: FMCSA-2010-0167-0217
Comment Now!
Due May 23, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 03/10/2011
ID: FMCSA-2010-0167-0112

Supporting Documents

View All  (36)
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 01/07/2016
ID: FMCSA-2010-0167-2286
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 12/14/2015
ID: FMCSA-2010-0167-2280
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 12/14/2015
ID: FMCSA-2010-0167-2283


View All  (2,246)

Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
Pre Rule
Current Stage
Proposed Rule
Current Stage
Final Rule
Current Stage
Current Stage
Agency Contact
Brian Routhier
202 366-1225
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
*This count refers to the total comment/submissions received on this docket, as of 11:59 PM yesterday. Note: Agencies review all submissions, however some agencies may choose to redact, or withhold, certain submissions (or portions thereof) such as those containing private or proprietary information, inappropriate language, or duplicate/near duplicate examples of a mass-mail campaign. This can result in discrepancies between this count and those displayed when conducting searches on the Public Submission document type. For specific information about an agency’s public submission policy, refer to its website or the Federal Register document.