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Manitoulin Transport started using electronic logging devices (ELDs), in lieu of paper logs, in 2012.
Canada to mandate ELDs, industry says benefits outweigh costsCanadian truck drivers can start throwing away their pens and pencils over the next few months. Traditional paper logs used to track hours will be phased out in favour of electronic logging devices (ELDs).A Canadian Press report in February said that Transport Canada intends to introduce legislation to mandate electronic logging devices. The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) confirmed this report.“It’s something we’ve been working on with the government to bring about,” said the CTA’s vice-presi...


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