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ELD FAQ 27: Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service – Supporting Documents

ELD guidance

Frequently Asked Questions -- Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service – Supporting Documents

Question 27:  How many supporting documents must be retained by motor carriers, and when must drivers submit them to the motor carrier?

Guidance:  Under 49 CFR 395.11, motor carriers must retain up to eight supporting documents for every 24-hour period that a driver is on duty.  If a motor carrier has more than 8 supporting documents for a driver’s 24-hour period, the motor carrier must maintain the supporting document that has the earliest time indication as well as the one with the latest time indication. Drivers must submit their supporting documents to the motor carrier no later than 13 days after receiving them.

Regulatory Topic: ELD Guidance
Published Date: Monday, March 27, 2017
Issued Date: Monday, March 27, 2017