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Vehicle Code - VEH

DIVISION 6. DRIVERS' LICENSES [12500 - 15326]

  ( Heading of Division 6 amended by Stats. 1961, Ch. 1615. )

CHAPTER 7. Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Program [15200 - 15326]

  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1509, Sec. 9. )

ARTICLE 3. Driver Notification Requirements [15215 - 15230]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1509, Sec. 9. )

15215.
  

(a) The department shall report each conviction of a person who holds a commercial driver’s license from another state occurring within this state to the licensing authority of the home state of the licensee. This report shall clearly identify the person convicted; violation date; describe the violation specifying the section of the statute, code, or ordinance violated; identify the court in which action was taken; indicate whether a plea of guilty or not guilty was entered, or the conviction was a result of the forfeiture of bail, bond, or other security; and include special findings made in connection with the conviction.

(b) For purposes of subdivision (a), “conviction” has the same meaning as defined in subdivision (d) of Section 15210.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 71, Sec. 175. (SB 1304) Effective January 1, 2015.)

15220.
  

Any driver of a commercial motor vehicle who has a driver’s license issued by the department, and who is convicted of any offense involving the safe operation of a motor vehicle in any other state, shall notify the department, in the manner provided by the department, of the conviction within 30 days of the date of conviction.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1509, Sec. 9.)

15222.
  

Any driver of a commercial motor vehicle who is convicted of any offense involving the safe operation of a motor vehicle shall notify his or her employer of the conviction within 30 days of the date of conviction.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 208, Sec. 12. (AB 2906) Effective January 1, 2017.)

15224.
  

Any driver who has a driver’s license or privilege suspended, revoked, or canceled by any state for any period, or who is disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle for any period, shall notify his or her employer of the suspension, revocation, cancellation, or disqualification, before the end of the business day following the action.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1509, Sec. 9.)

15226.
  

Any driver who is issued an out-of-service order under the federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations of the United States Department of Transportation (49 C.F.R. 392.5) shall report the issuance to his or her employer within 24 hours.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1509, Sec. 9.)

15228.
  

The driver shall also report the issuance of an out-of-service order described in Section 15226 to the department in the manner provided by the department within 30 days unless the driver requests a review of the order by the United States Department of Transportation. If so, the driver shall report the order to the department within 30 days of an affirmation of the order.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1509, Sec. 9.)

15230.
  

Each person who applies for employment as a driver of a commercial motor vehicle shall provide the employer, at the time of the application, with the following information for the 10 years preceding the date of application:

(a) 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.

(b) The dates the applicant was employed by each employer.

(c) The reason for leaving that employment.

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

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1509, Sec. 9.)

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