For clarity, an ELD system will be referred to as an ELD. The ELD includes all components required to record, retain, and transfer data. The ELD must be capable of maintaining ELD records for at least six months from the date of receipt of the record, including edited and original records. Whereas the ELD Support System refers to the central support system through which carriers manage and store records separate from the device. The ELD support system is not a required system.
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