Wash. Admin. Code § 308-83-140 - Verifying chauffeur qualifications

(1) A limousine carrier must obtain the information listed below and required under RCW 46.72A.090 for each of its chauffeurs. As provided under subsection (2)(e), (g), and (h) of this section, additional documentation will be required for all chauffeurs six months after the effective date of these rules.
(2) The documentation for each chauffeur must include:
(a) A clear photocopy of both front and back of the chauffeur's valid Washington state driver license;
(b) Documentation verifying that the chauffeur has passed a four (or more) hour National Safety Council Defensive Driving (NSCDD) course;
(c) The results of a criminal background check obtained through the Washington state patrol;
(d) A U.S. Department of Transportation Medical Examiner's Certificate completed within ninety days prior to hire by an examiner meeting the U.S. Department of Transportation standards under 49 C.F.R. 391.41-391.49. Validating the chauffeur's fitness to operate a limousine, in accordance with a two-year renewal cycle;
(e) An employment record driving abstract issued by the department which is not more than sixty days old at the time of hire. If the chauffeur has resided in another state within the past five years, the chauffeur must also provide a complete driving record from the previous state(s) of residence;
(f) Documentation must include a drug test report obtained within the previous ninety days from a facility meeting the U.S. Department of Transportation standards under 49 C.F.R. 40;
(g) Six months after the effective date of this rule, documentation must include a report or certificate from a drug testing facility meeting the U.S. Department of Transportation standards under 49 C.F.R. 382.305 stating that the chauffeur is participating in a random testing program. The carrier must obtain an updated report each year before recertifying the chauffeur with the annual license renewal application under WAC 308-83-145(2).


Wash. Admin. Code § 308-83-140
Amended by WSR 17-20-019, Filed 9/26/2017, effective 10/27/2017

Statutory Authority: Chapters 46.72A, 46.04 RCW, RCW 43.24.086 and 2011 c 374. 12-02-035, § 308-83-140, filed 12/29/11, effective 2/1/12.

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