Converting from an AOBRD to ELD: What you need to know
Drivers and carriers can start taking steps now to ease any potential pain. It starts by identifying whether you have an AOBRD installed and whether you need to replace it with an ELD (some AOBRD devices can be switched to ELD mode), what functions it should offer; how to use an ELD; and what paperwork must be retained.
Experts like J.J. Keller suggest checking with the provider if you are unsure whether you have an ELD or AOBRD and ask how simple or complex the switchover will be. They also suggest not waiting until the deadline approaches to deploy an ELD. The number of drivers who waited until the last minute before the earlier deadlines created industry-wide logjams on customer support lines and delays in receiving some devices.
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