The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has removed One Plus ELD (now known as 1 PL Logs) from the list of registered Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). According to a recent release, the FMCSA placed One Plus ELD on the revoked devices list due to the company’s failure to meet the minimum requirements established in 49 CFR part 395, subpart B, appendix A, effective Feb. 8.
FMCSA sent an industry email to let motor carriers know that all who use One Plus ELD’s ORS device must take the following steps:
- Discontinue using the revoked device(s) and revert to paper logs or logging software to record required hours of service data.
- Replace the revoked device(s) with compliant ELD(s) from the registered devices list before April 10.
The FMCSA says motor carriers have a period of up to 60 days to replace the revoked device(s) with compliant ELD(s). If the ELD provider corrects all identified deficiencies, FMCSA will place the device back on the list of registered devices and inform the industry and the field.
During this period, safety officials are encouraged not to cite drivers using One Plus ELD for 395.8(a)(1) – “No records of duty status” or 395.22(a) – “Failed to use a registered ELD.” During this time, safety officials should request the driver’s paper logs, logging software, or use the One Plus ELD display as a backup method to review the hours of service data.
Beginning April 10, 2023, motor carriers who continue to use the revoked device listed above would be considered to be operating without an ELD. Safety officials who encounter a driver using a revoked device on or after April 10, 2023 should cite 395.8(a)(1), and place the driver out-of-service (OOS) in accordance with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance OOS Criteria.
FMCSA says it strongly encourages motor carriers to take the actions listed above to avoid compliance issues if the deficiencies are not addressed in time.