CHAPTER 17E. UNIFORM COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE ACT.

§17E-1-5. Notification required by driver.

(a) Notification of convictions.

(1) Any driver of a commercial motor vehicle holding a driver's license issued by this state, who is convicted of violating any state law or local ordinance relating to motor vehicle traffic control, in any other state or federal, provincial, territorial or municipal laws of Canada, other than parking violations, shall notify the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles in the manner specified by the Commissioner and in accordance with C.F.R. §383.31(2004) within thirty days of the date of conviction.

(2) Any driver of a commercial motor vehicle holding a driver's license issued by this state, who is convicted of violating any state law or local ordinance relating to motor vehicle traffic control in this state or any other state or federal, provincial, territorial or municipal laws of Canada, other than parking violations, must notify his or her employer in writing and in accordance with 49 C.F.R. §383.31 (2004) of the conviction within thirty days of the date of conviction.

(b) Each driver whose driver's license is:

(1) Suspended, revoked, canceled or expired, by any state;

(2) Who loses the privilege to drive a commercial motor vehicle in any state for any period; or

(3) Who is disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle for any period, shall notify his or her employer of that fact before the end of the business day following the day the driver received notice of the action against his or her driving privileges.

(c) Each person who applies to be a commercial motor vehicle driver shall provide the employer, at the time of the application, with the following information for the ten years preceding the date of application:

(1) A list of the names and addresses of the applicant's previous employers for which the applicant was a driver of a commercial motor vehicle;

(2) The dates between which the applicant drove for each employer; and

(3) The reason for leaving that employer.

The applicant shall certify that all information furnished is true and complete. An employer may require an applicant to provide additional information.

Bill History For §17E-1-5

1989 Regular Session
Senate Bill 509