User manual for "PLANET HALO ELD"

Below you will find the vendor provided user manual for the ELD product "PLANET HALO ELD".

For contact information and additional devices produced by the same vendor see their page Planet Halo inc.


ELD Installation
Identify the ECM port
Find your trucks ECM (diagnostic) port and identify the cable. Heavy-duty
vehicles usually have 9/6-pin circular ports. Light or medium-duty vehicles
have 16-pin OBDII port.

Install the Hardware
Plug the device into the ECM port with the provided cable. Mount the
device on a dashboard so that it is visible for the driver while seated and
from the outside of the vehicle.

Log into the Mobile App
Download the app to your mobile device of choice and use the credentials
created by your eet manager to log in. You will nd a list of available
vehicles to choose from; select yours and let the Bluetooth connect to the
hardware to start recording driving time, miles and locations.

Automatic Logging
Hours of Service (HOS)
Your hours of service are automatically recorded by the ELD
system and displayed on your mobile device.

The application switches your duty status to Driving any time the
vehicle moves at a speed of at least 5 mph.

With the Driving status on, you are not allowed to make any
adjustments or access any of the apps features.

If the vehicle doesnt move for more than ve minutes, you will
get an on-screen notication to change your duty status. In the absence
of response, the system will automatically switch the status to On
Duty-Not Driving.

HOS Violations

In case of potential or actual violations, you will be alerted by the system.

In case of missing log data, you will see a red exclamation icon on the main
logs screen. Tap on the icon to see the details.

You can review the list of HOS violations below the log-graph, including
missing breaks, extended driving time, shift or cycle.

DOT Safety Inspections
If stopped for a roadside inspection, start the DOT Inspection mode:


Use DOT Inspection for roadside inspections.


Tap Start Inspection and give your mobile device to the ofcer.


If necessary, tap Send Logs to transfer RODS to the FMCSA.

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