Special Driving Categories - Personal Conveyance AND yard Moves
Major Changes as a result of Regulation 395.28:
- Allowance for Special Driving Conditions (like Personal Use or Yard Moves)
- Driver can be Exempt from ELD use
- Driver required to Annotate when using Special Driving Conditions
- Driver must notate end of Special Driving Condition
HOW WILL THE APPLICATION HANDLE THIS
First, under the Encompass Rules area, the following rules must be set:
Regarding the "Exempt from ELD Use?" flag.
For starters, this is applied on a driver-by-driver basis. The Encompass administrator can't make it blanket rule at the company level. For another, if the flag is selected and applied toward a driver, there will be an additional field to fill in:
Changing Duty Status with Special Conditions
In the application, a Yard move would look something like this:
And a Personal Use status change would look like this:
Notice that a Yard Move will be "On Duty Not Driving" while a Personal Use will be "Off Duty."