49 CFR 383.77 - Substitute for driving skills tests for drivers with military CMV experience.

§ 383.77 Substitute for driving skills tests for drivers with military CMV experience.

At the discretion of a State, the driving skills test as specified in § 383.113 may be waived for a CMV driver with military CMV experience who is currently licensed at the time of his/her application for a CDL, and substituted with an applicant's driving record in combination with certain driving experience. The State shall impose conditions and limitations to restrict the applicants from whom a State may accept alternative requirements for the skills test described in § 383.113. Such conditions must require at least the following:

(a) An applicant must certify that, during the two-year period immediately prior to applying for a CDL, he/she:

(1) Has not had more than one license (except for a military license);

(2) Has not had any license suspended, revoked, or cancelled;

(3) Has not had any convictions for any type of motor vehicle for the disqualifying offenses contained in § 383.51(b);

(4) Has not had more than one conviction for any type of motor vehicle for serious traffic violations contained in § 383.51(c); and

(5) Has not had any conviction for a violation of military, State or local law relating to motor vehicle traffic control (other than a parking violation) arising in connection with any traffic accident, and has no record of an accident in which he/she was at fault; and

(b) An applicant must provide evidence and certify that he/she:

(1) Is regularly employed or was regularly employed within the last year in a military position requiring operation of a CMV;

(2) Was exempted from the CDL requirements in § 383.3(c); and

(3) Was operating a vehicle representative of the CMV the driver applicant operates or expects to operate, for at least the 2 years immediately preceding discharge from the military.

[ 76 FR 26887, May 9, 2011, as amended at 81 FR 68347, Oct. 4, 2016; 81 FR 70646, Oct. 13, 2016]

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Title 49 published on 16-Dec-2017 04:00

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR Part 383 after this date.

  • 2017-08-03; vol. 82 # 148 - Thursday, August 3, 2017
    1. 82 FR 36101 - Commercial Driver's License Standards: Regulatory Guidance Concerning the Issuance of Commercial Learner's Permits
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      Regulatory guidance.
      Regulatory Guidance: The regulatory guidance is applicable August 3, 2017. The guidance expires August 3, 2022.
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