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Mike B.'s Comment
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Heck you can pc to that spot

IDMtnGal 's Comment
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We have numerous companies that deliver to our facility that do the slow crawl about half a mile from parking area to our docks to not trip it. I thought all ELD used the same criteria

My last company and this company has said it is the new rule that 5 mph will trigger it. Have a friend that was told that if he moved at all, it would go into driving, so had him do the 3-4 mph crawl....didn't trip ;-)

Laura

Michael W.'s Comment
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Heck you can pc to that spot

That depends on the company policy. If said policy restricts PC to NOT include just a quick move or even to find a safe haven, he'd be badgered by Safety and a small black mark put on his company record. There are companies who do that.

Anne A. (G13MomCat)'s Comment
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Heck you can pc to that spot

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That depends on the company policy. If said policy restricts PC to NOT include just a quick move or even to find a safe haven, he'd be badgered by Safety and a small black mark put on his company record. There are companies who do that.

On the original topic, my husband has a line for Yard Move on his Qualcomm. Granted, he is intrastate/local, so not much need for personal conveyance. Do any of y'all have THAT option?!? confused.gif

On the next sub topic: Michael W. ~ Where've you been?!?!? Still with Prime?!? Hope all is well; good to see you !!!dancing-dog.gif

Qualcomm:

Omnitracs (a.k.a. Qualcomm) is a satellite-based messaging system with built-in GPS capabilities built by Qualcomm. It has a small computer screen and keyboard and is tied into the truck’s computer. It allows trucking companies to track where the driver is at, monitor the truck, and send and receive messages with the driver – similar to email.

Intrastate:

The act of purchasers and sellers transacting business while keeping all transactions in a single state, without crossing state lines to do so.

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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my husband has a line for Yard Move on his Qualcomm. Granted, he is intrastate/local, so not much need for personal conveyance. Do any of y'all have THAT option?!?

We have the "Yard move" option but it can only be used on company property or in a property with a fence all the way around and either a gate and or a guard shack.

Qualcomm:

Omnitracs (a.k.a. Qualcomm) is a satellite-based messaging system with built-in GPS capabilities built by Qualcomm. It has a small computer screen and keyboard and is tied into the truck’s computer. It allows trucking companies to track where the driver is at, monitor the truck, and send and receive messages with the driver – similar to email.

Intrastate:

The act of purchasers and sellers transacting business while keeping all transactions in a single state, without crossing state lines to do so.

Rob T.'s Comment
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Yard Move also is considered "On Duty" time so it would mess up your break. Just like Bobcat we're only allowed to use Yard Move in those situations. I'm sure I could get away with using it in other instances but I have no reason to. It kicks us over to drive if we exceed 20 mph. I'm not sure what the DOT regulations are regarding logging yard move but often times company policy is more strict so as long as I abide by that I'm in the clear. Really the only time i use yard move is first thing in the day to go hook to my trailer before pretrip, drive to fuel island or truck wash on site (if needed) and then to park the tractor after unhooking my trailer. I also used it once when I got back to the yard with less than 5 minutes on my 14. There was talk when we rolled out our ELD that they were going to disable the yard move option if we are on the outside of the guard shack but that hasn't happened yet

DOT:

Department Of Transportation

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for the national highways and for railroad and airline safety. It also manages Amtrak, the national railroad system, and the Coast Guard.

State and Federal DOT Officers are responsible for commercial vehicle enforcement. "The truck police" you could call them.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Mike B.'s Comment
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Heck you can pc to that spot

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That depends on the company policy. If said policy restricts PC to NOT include just a quick move or even to find a safe haven, he'd be badgered by Safety and a small black mark put on his company record. There are companies who do that.

I don't mean to sound rude when I ask this what company would not let you use pc for the safe haven rule? That does not make since to me

Rob T.'s Comment
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Safe haven only applies to Hazmat. Some carriers choose to not allow their drivers to take full advantage of the HOS because it's easy to goof it up. For instance a member had told us that Roehl wouldn't allow them to use the 8/2 split. Many of our top tier drivers use it to maximize their productivity but Roehl has chosen to not allow it. If your drivers make mistakes with their logs it opens the door to tickets and log audits. Even worse is if they're involved in a serious accident and its determined that driver was in violation. Neither are good news so they find it easier to just follow the 11/14 guidelines with a 10 hour break.

HAZMAT:

Hazardous Materials

Explosive, flammable, poisonous or otherwise potentially dangerous cargo. Large amounts of especially hazardous cargo are required to be placarded under HAZMAT regulations

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

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