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Are custom harvesters who harvest trees for tree farmers eligible to be considered “custom harvesters” for purposes of the FRSI waiver from selected CDL requirements?

§383.3 - Applicability  

Guidance Q&A

Question 19: Are custom harvesters who harvest trees for tree farmers eligible to be considered “custom harvesters” for purposes of the FRSI waiver from selected CDL requirements?

 

Guidance: Yes, if the State considers a business that harvests trees for tree farmers to be a custom harvesting operation, then its employees could qualify for the FRSI-restricted CDLs, subject to the limitations of the waiver provisions in § 383.3(f).

Regulatory Topic: Commercial Driver License Standards; Custom Harvesting Activity
Effective Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Issued Date: Friday, March 1, 2019