What supporting documents should a motor carrier retain if a driver submits more than 8 documents for a 24-hour period?
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Question: What supporting documents should a motor carrier retain if a driver submits more than 8 documents for a 24-hour period?
Guidance: Under 49 CFR 395.11(d)(3), if a motor carrier has more than 8 supporting documents for a 24-hour period, the motor carrier must retain the supporting documents containing the earliest and latest time indications and 6 other supporting documents. If the motor carrier has fewer than 8 documents, the motor carrier must keep each document.
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