As of April 1, 2018, violations related to Electronic Logging Device (ELD) regulations found during roadside inspections are being used in the Safety Measurement System (SMS). These violations are not being applied retroactively; violations recorded prior to April 1, 2018 will not be counted in SMS. Motor carriers that have received ELD-related violations will start to see them reflected in their HOS Compliance BASIC in early May 2018 when the next monthly SMS results are released.
A complete list of the ELD violations and their severity weights is available in the SMS Appendix A spreadsheet.
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