ELD: State of the Delay


For some time now, multiple groups including livestock haulers, the Livestock Marketing Association, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, US Cattleman’s Association and others ha been fighting to delay the implementation of the Electric Logging Devices (ELD)s for the livestock hauling industry. As Northern Ag Network previously reported, “for livestock haulers, ELD's will have a huge impact on the industry in multiple ways. From the hours a livestock hauler can drive, the distance between loading and unloading the unseen economic impact that ELD will have on the industry.” Click here for original article.

 Before the new year, the ELD enforcement deadline for agricultural haulers was delayed for 90 days! But, many in farm and ranch country are asking, “what happens next?”  To help answer that question, Jess Peterson with the USCA explains that the one-year ELD delay for agriculture must be looped into the final piece of legation in the appropriations funding bill.

Watch for USCA's Jess Peterson explanation of the next steps in the ELD issue.

To do you part in helping to secure a one year delay in the implementation of ELD’s so the industry can then work on expanding the hours of service rules for the livestock hauling 

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