Electronic logging devices

Electronic logging devices (ELDs) are equipment that automatically record driving time in commercial motor vehicles. This helps make sure that drivers are compliant with hours of service regulations resulting in reduced fatigue for drivers, improved administrative efficiency and safer roads in Canada.

Please see the news statement from Minister Alghabra on electronic logging devices for commercial vehicles on March 2, 2021.

On May 5, 2021, the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) released a communique for industry confirming that all jurisdictions support a period of progressive enforcement without penalties until June 12, 2022, including elevated education and awareness for motor carriers and drivers.

These webpages will be updated with:

  • information on testing and certification of ELDs.
  • updates on regulatory requirements that apply to road-side enforcement.

Services and information

Electronic logging devices – What you need to know

Find out more about electronic logging devices in Canada.

Accreditation of certification bodies

Learn how to become an accredited certification body in Canada and get all the information you need to get your devices tested and certified.

Certification of electronic logging devices

Learn how to get your devices tested and certified.

Motor carriers and drivers

Find out information on your responsibilities as a federally-regulated motor carrier or commercial driver using electronic logging devices.

Test procedures for electronic logging devices

Request a copy of the test procedures, view special provisions and all corrections to the test procedures.

Registry of accredited certification bodies

Check the list of accredited certification bodies in Canada.

List of certified electronic logging devices

Check the list of certified devices, and choose the right one for your business

Notifications for certified electronic logging devices

See all notifications on certified electronic logging devices in Canada.
 

 

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