What are the differences between AOBRD and ELD?The differences between AOBRD and ELD have mostly to do with technical specifications outlined in each Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). In general, the requirements for ELD are more stringent. See the comparison chart below.
*(CMVs older than model year 2000 exempted)
"Unassigned driving time/miles" warning provided upon login.
No other nondriver-initiated status change is allowed.
2. Local Transfer: At minimum, the ELD must transfer data via both USB 2.0 AND Bluetooth.
Both types of ELDs must be capable of displaying a standardized ELD data set to authorized safety officials via display or printout.
ELD must support data integrity check functions.
ELD must record these occurrences.