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If a State disqualifies a driver for two convictions for serious traffic violations under § 383.51 and that driver is then reinstated and commits a third serious violation, what additional period of disqualification must be imposed on that driver?

§383.51 – Disqualifications of Drivers – General Questions

Guidance Q&A

Question 2: If a State disqualifies a driver for two convictions for serious traffic violations under § 383.51 and that driver is then reinstated and commits a third serious violation, what additional period of disqualification must be imposed on that driver?

 

Guidance: If the third violation for a serious violation occurs within 3 years of the original violation and the driver is convicted of the third violation, then the driver must be disqualified for an additional 120 days.

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