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§395.2 Definitions

§391.23 Investigations and inquiries.

Guidance Q&A
Question 2: May motor carriers use third parties to ask State agencies for copies of the driving record of driver-applicants?

Guidance: Yes. Driver information services or companies acting as the motor carrier’s agent may be used to contact State agencies. However, the motor carrier is responsible for ensuring the information obtained is accurate.

Regulatory Topic: Hours of Service
Published Date: Sunday, May 4, 1997
Issued Date: Sunday, May 4, 1997