The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI)’s 2016 Critical Issues in the Trucking Industry Report recently found that the ELD mandate is the number one issue for drivers and fleets.  This got us thinking about what our own customers were saying about the mandate…so we asked! 

ELD Mandate - What Are Our Customers Saying?

10.28.16

ELD Mandate Truck Driver SurveyThe American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI)’s 2016 Critical Issues in the Trucking Industry Report recently found that the ELD mandate is the number one issue for drivers and fleets.  This got us thinking about what our own customers were saying about the mandate…so we asked! 

We had 198 survey respondents to our survey, with most predictably falling into the 1-5 truck segment (73%).  58% of respondents were independent owner/operators, 36% non-driving fleet owners/employees and 6% company drivers. The shocking part, over 80% are still working to comply with the ELD mandate

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This is only the first topic in a series of monthly surveys that Comdata has launched to better understand the trends and critical issues affecting the over-the-road trucking industry.  Check back monthly for more valuable information.