More than 40 truckers gathered around the Christmas tree in the state Capitol Rotunda as well as in 50 places in 42 other states on Monday to raise awareness of the mandate that requires them to have electronic logging devices, or ELDs, in their trucks and know how to use them by Dec. "This automated technology not only brings logging records into the modern age, it also allows roadside safety inspectors to unmask violations of federal law that put lives at risk." But the truckers compared having these devices in their trucks akin to an ankle bracelet on parolees.
They anticipate they are a stepping stone toward a mandate for security cameras facing inside their rig.
"The attitude is now just get it done as quick as possible," he said. This almighty regulator of our time is what rules our day.
C., where she spent a year researching and writing about private property rights.
The Obama administration sent out a stark warning to landlords around the nation via new guidance that says when it’s OK to refuse renting to those with criminal backgrounds, and when it’s not – when it moves into the camp of racial discrimination.
"There is a plethora of reasons why the ELD mandate is actually bad for everyone," said Matt Kane, an organizer of Monday's nationwide ELD or Me Media Blitz.
"There are cost estimates that it will cost an additional billion [to truck goods to market] in 2017 and going up from there to consumers.