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LIST OF DOCUMENTS THAT CAN BE USEFUL IN RECONSTRUCTING DRIVERS’ HOURS OF SERVICE:

  1. Driver’s Record of Duty Status logs (49 C.F.R. § 395.8) 
  2. Records of driver daily report-for-duty times, release-from-duty times, and total on-duty times, if driver was exempt from logbook requirements of 49 C.F.R. § 395.8 because of the 100 air-mile radius exemption per 49 C.F.R. § 395.1(e)
  3. Automatic On-Board Recording Device (AOBRD, 395.15) or Electronic On-Board Recorder (EOBR, 395.16) eLog records
  4. Mobile telecommunication tracking system records indicating vehicle status, location, time of day, speed, etc.
  5. Mobile telecommunication system records showing text of messages between driver and dispatcher
  6. Drivers’ cell phone billing records listing each call
  7. Bills of lading
  8. Trip reports
  9. Expense sheets
  10. State entry and exit records
  11. En route warnings and citations
  12. Check point and weigh station records
  13. Trailer interchange records
  14. Toll tickets
  15. Fax transmissions regarding the subject trip and any and all goods loaded on the subject truck, bus, or tractor-trailer(s)
  16. Pickup and delivery records
  17. Trip summaries
  18. Credit card receipts
  19. Fuel receipts
  20. Lodging receipts
  21. Meal receipts
  22. Driver’s advances for each driver on the trip
  23. Payroll records for each driver on the trip
  24. Tachograph or other mechanical recording device records of speed and/or distance
  25. On-board computer and engine computer records of time, speed, etc.
  26. Dispatch records
  27. Fuel tax records
  28. Gross receipts tax records
  29. Federal use tax records
  30. Accident reports
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