Cooke Jacoby

Companies wonder how the agency’s forthcoming ELD mandate will apply to vehicles available for short-term rental

Companies that rent trucks are still grappling with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration over how the agency’s forthcoming electronic logging device mandate will apply to vehicles available for short-term rental. The firms are looking for a government decision in late June. The top two executives with the Truck Renting and Leasing Association, Dennis Cooke and Jack Jacoby, said the public comment period for their petition with FMCSA ends April 21 and that a decision could come 60 days after that. Cooke of Ryder System, Trala’s new chairman, said his group is asking for a five-year exemption from the rule for trucks rented for 30 days or less. read more at ttnews.com

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