Tried to tell you guys this years ago!

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  1. poppapump1332

    poppapump1332 Road Train Member

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    ELD Adoption Fails to Reduce Truck Accidents, Study Says


    February 4, 2019 • by Steven Martinez

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    ELDs were supposed to reduce driver fatigue and make roads safer, but a recent report suggests that any benefits it might have had were offset by an increase in unsafe driving behaviors.

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    ELDs were supposed to reduce driver fatigue and make roads safer, but a recent report suggests that any benefits may have been offset by an increase in unsafe driving behaviors.


    Alex Scott, assistant professor of supply chain management at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University, led a team that evaluated inspection and crash data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and found that widespread adoption of ELDs in the trucking industry has so far had no measurable impact on the number of accidents.

    The report, “Did the Electronic Logging Device Mandate Reduce Accidents?”, looked at large and small fleets and compared accident rates before and after the ELD mandate. What it found was that, among small carriers, which are where ELD adoption saw the largest increase from 2017-2018, there was no significant difference in the number of accidents.
     
  2. poppapump1332

    poppapump1332 Road Train Member

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    Where’s all the elog lovers at#cricket
     
  3. snowwy

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    It shouldn't take a rocket scientist to figure that one out.

    I"m wondering if that's the reason they're considering hos changes again.
     
  4. stayinback

    stayinback Road Train Member

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    Hos yes go back to 10/6/8
    10 driving 16 total 8 bunk....best it ever was.

    And get rid of those elogs once and for all....

    Should be a choice if you want an elog and you can handle the stress and it works for you great........

    Don't forcefeed people electronic devices
     
  5. snowwy

    snowwy Road Train Member

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    They were talking about changing the way the 14 works. And with a 3 hour break.

    I doubt they'll go back to the old 10/15/8.

    They're too stupid to lower accident rate.
     
  6. D.Tibbitt

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    If u want to reduce accident rate , then stiffen up the laws against cell phones.. Make it punishable as a dui..or even suspend the license... accidents will fall very fast.. But this stuff is never about safety, only money..
     
  7. HoneyBadger67

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    To be stricter on cell phones now, you'll have to outlaw the window shades everyone hides behind. I'm surprised some of these 'drivers' can even see their mirrors with all the suction cup screens all over the place.
     
  8. D.Tibbitt

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    LOL right i was just thinking about that the other day..passed a guy that had atleast 3 of them on driver window, had a tablet attached to windshield looked like he was watching video
     
  9. x1Heavy

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    Just nuke the cell towers. Transfer Govt Operations onto satellite fphones
     
    Intothesunset and D.Tibbitt Thank this.
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