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New mandate on electronic logging devices in Manitoba

The Government of Manitoba’s Motor Carrier Permits and Development branch is holding open houses to consult with industry on the use of Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) in Manitoba.

Transport Canada is mandating the use of ELDs via the federal Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Services Regulations starting in June 2021. The Manitoba Driver’s Hours of Service Regulation adopts the federal regulation by reference, with some exceptions.

Manitoba will assess how best to respond to the federal regulatory changes. In particular, how should Manitoba apply the federal regulation to carriers who operate only within Manitoba’s borders? We would like your input as we explore possible options and develop a plan for moving forward.

Open house meetings will allow stakeholders to learn more about ELDs and to provide input on how Manitoba should move forward. Please consider participating in one of the following open house meetings:

BRANDON
Date: Monday, February 24, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Provincial Building, 340 – 9th Street

THE PAS
Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Wescana Inn, 439 Fischer Avenue

THOMPSON
Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Best Western Hotel, 205 Mystery Lake Road

STEINBACH
Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: Roadhouse 52 Inn & Suites, 375 B North Front Drive

WINKLER
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Days Inn & Suites, 395 Boundary Trail

WINNIPEG REGION
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Sunova Centre, West St. Paul, 48 Holland Road

If you are not able to attend an open house session, you also have an opportunity to provide input via EngageMB. (engagemb.ca). As well, we have supplied a background sheet and an infographic from Transport Canada, for further information.

If you have any questions about the process please contact Russell Burton at 204-945-5483 or [email protected]

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