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Marc Moncion

Marc is the Head of Safety, Compliance & Regulatory Affairs for Fleet Complete. Marc is an author and industry subject matter expert that has worked in numerous senior transportation management roles for over 25 years, including an Inspector for the MTO. Marc sits on several Federal/State/Provincial regulatory bodies, and frequently provides commentary on emerging technology, best practices and regulatory affairs. In addition, Marc is a commercial driver’s licence (CLD) holder, and can drive all types of commercial vehicles in North America.
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Am I exempt from emailing my logs to the inspector, if I am running AOBRD?

Dear Marc, If I am running AOBRD and am stopped by a DOT inspector, am I exempt from emailing the hours of service log upon request of DOT since a lot of AOBRD solutions do not have the functionality ...

  Feb 28, 2019     Marc Moncion 0

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A DOT Inspector took the tablet from my driver and exited the Inspect mode. Can they do that?

Dear Marc, We had a driver go through a DOT inspection yesterday. The officer took the tablet (which was in inspect mode) from the driver, exited the inspect mode, reviewed the driver's logs, emailed ...

  Feb 25, 2019     Marc Moncion 0

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We haul wood logs and run in 100-mile radius, are we exempt from ELD?

Dear Marc, We haul wood logs and run in 100-mile radius. Drivers leave in the morning and are back home at the end of the day. Are we exempt from the ELD?   Dear Reader, The first order of business is...

  Feb 21, 2019     Marc Moncion 0

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Should the mounted ELDs display the status and time of the driver at all times?

Dear Marc, Your response to this question states that ELD device must be mounted and visible to the driver, however, does the ELD have to show the status and time of the driver at all times?   Dear Re...

  Feb 18, 2019     Marc Moncion 0

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I was given a warning for not having my trailer plate number entered in both: top of the daily log a

Dear Marc, We have been notified by DOT inspectors in Northern Ontario that we are required to have the trailer plate number in the top of our Elog and not only in the inspection portion. We received ...

  Feb 11, 2019     Marc Moncion 0

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American Concrete Pavement Association Announces HOS Exemptions

American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) Announces HOS Exemptions Please be advised that the Federal Motor Safety Carrier Administration (FMCSA) has approved a request from the American Concrete ...

  Feb 06, 2019     Marc Moncion 0

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Are ELDs negatively affecting driver safety?

Dear Marc,   As a driver of 14 years, I believe the ELD is a good thing, but I am concerned about drivers feeling pressured by dispatchers/companies and pushed by the clock to deliver on time. This ma...

  Feb 04, 2019     Marc Moncion 0

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The new law in Oregon forbids to look at any device while driving. Can I still operate my ELD if it

Dear Marc, I drive out of Oregon and the latest new law in Oregon is that it is illegal to look at your device at all, while driving. Can I still operate my ELD device if it is mounted?   Dear Reader,...

  Jan 31, 2019     Marc Moncion 0

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Marc is the Vice President of Safety, Compliance & Regulatory Affairs at Fleet Complete. He is an author and industry subject matter expert who has worked in numerous senior transportation management roles for over 25 years, including an Inspector for the MTO. Marc sits on several Federal/State/provincial regulatory bodies and frequently provides commentary on emerging technology, best practices and regulatory affairs. In addition, Marc is a commercial driver's licence (CDL) holder and can drive all types of commercial vehicles in North America.

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