13 Mar

Difference Between Yard Move and Personal Use

yard move

What is Yard Move?

A yard can be defined as operator’s own terminals or it could be a customer’s yard, a drop yard, a receiver’s facility, any other similar location or facility. FMCSA has categorized yard moves as a special driving condition.

When/How to use it?

Yard Move is used when you need to move your truck for few meters and do not want these little moves to cut down your available driving time. It is easy to use yard move feature with Aiksphere’s AOBRD/ELD by just one click.

How yard move is different from personal use?

Both yard move and personal use is special driving category that are not calculated as a part of drive time. The main difference between them is the way they are recorded. Yard move is recorded as on-duty, not driving time whereas personal use is recorded as off-duty time. Personal use is a driving done after releasing from all the work duties to travel to home or lodge. To understand the personal use in detail, please refer to our previous blog on Personal Use.



Disclaimer- The rules and regulations are subject to change any time. Readers must verify with the authority, FMCSA / MTO and must not rely on the contents of this blog.

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