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.

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. 109–59 inserted “and may have only one learner’s permit at any time” before period at end.

1998—Pub. L. 105–178 amended 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.