The FMCSA Approves Two ELD Mandate Exemptions October 31st, 2017 Two UPS exemption requests have been approved by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The exemptions will be valid from October 20, 2017, to October 20, 2022, and will now affect all motor carriers — not just the UPS. Jun 23, 2020 · Caution Signs – Must have a yellow background color with black lettering for any elements used against the yellow background. The panel must be black with yellow letters. Safety Instruction Signs – Must have a white background, and the panel must be green with white letters. California-based owner-operators say a new state law, AB5, that seeks to limit the use of independent contractors targets them unfairly. Some owner-operators who live in California said they are being told to move out of the state, get their own authority, which can be costly, or transition to company drivers, in some cases.