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TRAA Files for Exemption from Electronic Logging Devices

Brian J Riker
Fleet Compliance Solutions, LLC

January 10, 2018. The Towing and Recovery Association of America, Inc. (TRAA) has petitioned the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for a renewable, five year exemption from the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate. Today, the FMCSA has published a notice and request for comments in the Federal Register seeking input from industry stakeholders and the general public. The public comment period is open for thirty days beginning today. Comments can be filed at, reference Docket No. FMCSA-2017-0372, or by writing the FMCSA at; 
Docket Management Facility 
U.S. Department of Transportation 
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590-0001
Be sure to reference Docket No. FMCSA-2017-0372.

It is imperative that towers file comments on this request so that our industry is not burdened with this costly regulation.

Want to file your comments?. This will take you directly to the correct docket to file comments on

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