As your trusty movers insurance provider, we believe it is also important to keep you up-to-date on industry-related news! This week, we have put together a Q&A session on CDL drivers and medical cards.
Q: What is the deadline for CDL drivers to submit their medical cards to the State Division of Motor Vehicles?
A: January 2014, or whenever their CDL expires. Whichever date comes first!
Q: Do non-CDL drivers have to submit medical cards to the DMV?
A: No. The new rule only applies to CDL drivers.
Q: Should drivers carry their medical cards with them at all times on the road?
Q: What is the consequence if a driver does not submit his or her medical card to the DMV?
A: His or her CDL will be downgraded to an operator’s license. They WILL NOT be able to operate a vehicle requiring a CDL.
Q: Will officials know that a driver does not have a medical card or have an expired card?
A: Yes, this information will be on the driver’s DMV Report which can be reviewed by the officer at the time of the inspection.
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