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IS A TRUCKING COMPANY RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING SIX MONTHS

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IS A TRUCKING COMPANY RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING SIX MONTHS OF LOG BOOKS FOR DRIVERS WHO DRIVE THE COMPANY TRUCKS BUT ARE INDEPENDANT CONTRACTORS ?
WHEN THE COMPANY IS AUDITED BY THE DOT (DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION)ARE THEY REQUIRED TO HAVE THE LOG BOOKS ON FILE ?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  lwpat replied 7 years ago.
Yes you are and here I would have a real question as to whether they are actually independent contractors since you supply the trucks. You may want to go over that with your accountant to be sure.
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