What kind of data does an ELD track?

ELDs can track boatloads of data once installed in commercial trucks. That is why they are of great help to the trucking companies, because they can use the data to gain insights into the vehicle and drivers’ performance (among many other things).

These are some different types of data that trucking companies can obtain through ELDs.

  • The drivers’ Hours of Service.
  • The vehicle’s location.
  • The vehicle’s movement.
  • The vehicle’s total running time.
  • The truck’s fault codes.
  • The amount of fuel consumed.
  • The driver’s idle time.