AOBRD (automatic on-board recording devices)
are grandfathered through Dec 16, 2019 if installed by Dec 18, 2017. After Dec 18, 2017, only ELD-compliant devices can be installed.
February 16, 2016 - December 18, 2017: the two-year period following the publication of the ELD Mandate rule. D
uring this time, carriers and drivers subject to the rule should prepare to comply, and may voluntarily use ELDs. AOBRD or ELD devices may be installed.
December 18, 2017 - December 15, 2019: the two-year period from the compliance date to the full compliance phase.
All Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMV's) must have an AOBRD (installed prior to December 18, 2017) or a certified registered ELD installed. Only ELD devices may be installed from this point on.
December 16, 2019: all CMV's must use certified, registered ELDs that comply with requirements of the ELD mandate. All devices must be ELD compliant.