49 CFR 391.33 - Equivalent of road test.

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§ 391.33 Equivalent of road test.

(a) In place of, and as equivalent to, the road test required by § 391.31, a person who seeks to drive a commercial motor vehicle may present, and a motor carrier may accept -

(1) A valid Commercial Driver's License as defined in § 383.5 of this subchapter, but not including double/triple trailer or tank vehicle endorsements, which has been issued to him/her to operate specific categories of commercial motor vehicles and which, under the laws of that State, licenses him/her after successful completion of a road test in a commercial motor vehicle of the type the motor carrier intends to assign to him/her; or

(2) A copy of a valid certificate of driver's road test issued to him/her pursuant to § 391.31 within the preceding 3 years.

(b) If a driver presents, and a motor carrier accepts, a license or certificate as equivalent to the road test, the motor carrier shall retain a legible copy of the license or certificate in its files as part of the driver's qualification file.

(c) A motor carrier may require any person who presents a license or certificate as equivalent to the road test to take a road test or any other test of his/her driving skill as a condition to his/her employment as a driver.

[ 35 FR 6460, Apr. 22, 1970, as amended at 60 FR 38744, July 28, 1995; 63 FR 33277, June 18, 1998]

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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 391 after this date.

  • 2017-08-08; vol. 82 # 151 - Tuesday, August 8, 2017
    1. 82 FR 37038 - Evaluation of Safety Sensitive Personnel for Moderate-to-Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
      Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; withdrawal.
      As of August 8, 2017 the ANPRM published on March 10, 2016, at 81 FR 12642 is withdrawn.
      49 CFR Part 391