Regulatory Guidance: Transportation of Agricultural Commodities including Livestock – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

"[T]ransporters of livestock and insects are not required to have an ELD at this time.  This statutory exemption was extended through December 7, 2018, by the continuing resolution and will remain in place until further notice. Drivers do not need to carry any documentation regarding this exemption. Regulatory Guidance: Transportation of Agricultural Commodities including Livestock Source: Regulatory Guidance:…

Non-Business Related Transportation of Horses | Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Published Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) guidance provides an exception for the transportation of horses when the transportation in question is not business related (neither for compensation, nor where the driver is engaged in an underlying business related to the move). — Read on http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/hours-service/elds/non-business-related-transportation-horses

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Grants ELD 90-Day Waiver for Transportation of Agricultural Commodities

FMCSA has granted a 90-day waiver in the implementation of ELDs (electronic logging device) for the transportation of agricultural commodities which includes livestock such as horses.  The waiver was given in response to a waiver request by the National Pork Producers Council on behalf of eight other livestock transporters.  The new ELD implementation deadline is…