All digital logbook entires made using Logmate are securely stored indefinitely and can not be removed or destroyed.

As a Driver you must:

  • produce your logbook without delay on demand by any enforcement officer. The logbook must relate to that day, and all days back to and including the last 24-hour rest break
  • retain your logbook for a period of 12 months after the date of last entry in that logbook
  • deliver a copy of each logbook page to your employer within 14 days of completing that record.

As a Transport Operator you must:

  • maintain a process to regularly collect logbook pages from all drivers and keep copies for a minimum of 12months
  • periodically check logbook pages for omissions and accuracy, including auditing entries against other records
  • file logbook pages in a manner so they can monitor if there are any missing

The storage and management of logbook data provided by Logmate satisfies all of the above requirements and continues to satisfy them even if you no longer have a paid digital logbook subscription. To learn more read our article 'Data Storage'.

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