49 U.S. Code § 31302 - Commercial driver’s license requirement

No individual shall operate a commercial motor vehicle without a valid commercial driver’s license issued in accordance with section 31308. An individual operating a commercial motor vehicle may have only one driver’s license at any time and may have only one learner’s permit at any time.

Source

(Pub. L. 103–272, § 1(e),July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1015; Pub. L. 105–178, title IV, § 4011(b)(1),June 9, 1998, 112 Stat. 407; Pub. L. 109–59, title IV, § 4122(1),Aug. 10, 2005, 119 Stat. 1734.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
31302
49 App.:2701.
Oct. 27, 1986, Pub. L. 99–570, § 12002, 100 Stat. 3207–170.

The words “Effective July 1, 1987” are omitted as executed. The words after “issued a driver’s license” are omitted as expired.
Amendments

2005—Pub. L. 109–59inserted “and may have only one learner’s permit at any time” before period at end.
1998—Pub. L. 105–178amended section catchline and text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “An individual operating a commercial motor vehicle may have only one driver’s license at any time, except during the 10-day period beginning on the date the individual is issued a driver’s license.”

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49 CFR - Transportation

49 CFR Part 382 - CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AND ALCOHOL USE AND TESTING

49 CFR Part 383 - COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE STANDARDS; REQUIREMENTS AND PENALTIES

49 CFR Part 384 - STATE COMPLIANCE WITH COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE PROGRAM

49 CFR Part 389 - RULEMAKING PROCEDURES—FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY REGULATIONS

 

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