PORTLAND, Ore. — Joe DeLorenzo, director of the Office of Enforcement and Compliance for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will be a featured presenter at a July 24 webinar on how to use electronic logging devices with personal conveyance and agricultural exemption.
The webinar is being sponsored by EROAD, a global technology provider of fleet management, electronic tax reporting and ELD compliance solutions for the transportation industry.
The webinar will be led by Soona Lee, director, regulatory compliance and will focus on:
• The new guidance on personal conveyance• Creating company policies around personal conveyance to protect fleets and their drivers
• When and where the agricultural exemption applies
• Best practices for agricultural exempt drivers to ensure continued compliance using ELDs
“The FMCSA recently released official guidance on the definition of personal conveyance and provided regulatory counsel for drivers transporting agricultural commodities,” Lee said. “With the introduction of electronic logging devices, which capture all the times a vehicle is driven, these personal conveyance and agricultural exemptions have become more transparent than ever. This webinar will help carriers better understand ELD regulations and make sense of the new guidance and ensure they are operationally compliant in the new world of ELDs.”
DeLorenzo, who has been with the FMCSA for over 25 years, is responsible for policy and program development for the agency’s enforcement and compliance program.In addition, he has oversight of the passenger, household goods and hazardous materials programs for FMCSA.
Prior to assuming his current position, he served as director of FMCSA’s National Training Center, where he was responsible for a wide range of commercial vehicle safety training programs for federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
He started his career with FMCSA in field operations as an investigator, hazardous materials specialist and program manager, and has held several leadership positions at the regional level.
As director of regulatory compliance at EROAD, Lee is responsible for understanding regulatory context and policies and technical requirements and translating them for development of the company’s suite of compliance products.
She has deep subject matter expertise in electronic logging devices in North America and works closely with carriers, drivers and the enforcement community to improve industry outcomes of compliance, safety and efficiency through implementation of technology.
How to use ELDs with personal conveyance and agricultural exemption is scheduled for Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 10 a.m.
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