ELD Mandate – What should Fleets expect?

  The Canadian Transportation Ministry has mandated that, by June 12, 2021, ELDs (or electronic logging devices) will have to be used by all drivers that are currently required to maintain a logbook. An ELD is defined by Transport Canada as “a certified device that automatically records a driver’s driving time and facilitates the recording

By |2020-10-30T12:47:19-07:00September 30th, 2020|News|0 Comments

COVID-19 Economic Support

The federal and provincial governments have announced financial aid to help support businesses and individuals who have been impacted by COVID-19. Some of the federal financial assistance available to businesses include: Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) provides up to a 75% wage subsidy to eligible employers for up to 12 weeks. For more detailed

By |2020-10-30T12:51:37-07:00April 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments

COVID-19 – Update

March 18, 2020 UPDATE   To Our Valued Customers: Jim Pattison Lease is taking the Coronavirus outbreak seriously and is respectful of its employees, suppliers, and customers. We understand that these are certainly unprecedented times and that the situation we face is serious.  We are committed to support our customers’ urgent vehicle requirements during this

By |2020-10-30T12:51:47-07:00March 13th, 2020|Jim Pattison Lease, News|0 Comments

Canadian ELD Mandate Announced

On June 13, 2019, Transport Canada published Canada’s long-awaited ELD (electronic logging device) rule in an effort to increase safety and compliance in the trucking industry. In 2 years (by June 2021), ELDs will have to be used by all drivers that are currently required to maintain a logbook. The rules themselves will not be

By |2020-10-30T13:06:32-07:00June 13th, 2019|News, Technology|0 Comments

Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) – What you need to know

In December 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) mandated in the United States that required drivers to use electronic logging devices (ELD) in lieu of paper logbooks. In Canada, the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) is in the process of finalizing a similar proposal and could release their ruling to be in effect

By |2020-10-30T13:06:59-07:00May 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments