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  • § 380.101
    Purpose and scope.
  • § 380.103
  • § 380.105
  • § 380.107
    General requirements.
  • § 380.109
    Driver testing.
  • § 380.111
    Substitute for driver training.
  • § 380.113
    Employer responsibilities.
  • § 380.201
    General requirements.
  • § 380.203
    LCV Doubles.
  • § 380.205
    LCV Triples.
  • § 380.301
    General requirements.
  • § 380.303
    Substitute for instructor requirements.
  • § 380.305
    Employer responsibilities.
  • § 380.401
    Certification document.
  • § 380.501
  • § 380.502
  • § 380.503
    Entry-level driver training requirements.
  • § 380.505
    Proof of training.
  • § 380.507
    Driver responsibilities.
  • § 380.509
    Employer responsibilities.
  • § 380.511
    Employer recordkeeping responsibilities.
  • § 380.513
    Required information on the training certificate.
  • Appendix to Part 380
    LCV Driver Training Programs, Required Knowledge and Skills

Part 380

§ 380.203: LCV Doubles.

(a) To qualify for the training necessary to operate an LCV Double, a driver-student shall, during the 6 months immediately preceding application for training, have:

(1) A valid Class A CDL with a double/triple trailer endorsement;

(2) Driving experience in a Group A vehicle as described in § 383.91 of this subchapter. Evidence of driving experience shall be an employer's written statement that the driver has, for at least 6 months immediately preceding application, operated a Group A vehicle while under his/her employ;

(3) No more than one driver's license;

(4) No suspension, revocation, or cancellation of his/her CDL;

(5) No convictions for a major offense, as defined in § 383.51(b) of this subchapter, while operating a CMV;

(6) No convictions for a railroad-highway grade crossing offense, as defined in § 383.51(d) of this subchapter, while operating a CMV;

(7) No convictions for violating an out-of-service order as defined in § 383.51(e) of this subchapter;

(8) No more than one conviction for a serious traffic violation, as defined in § 383.5 of this subchapter, while operating a CMV; and

(9) No convictions for a violation of State or local law relating to motor vehicle traffic control arising in connection with any traffic crash while operating a CMV.

(b) Driver-students meeting the preliminary requirements in paragraph (a) of this section shall successfully complete a training program that meets the minimum unit requirements for LCV Doubles as set forth in the appendix to this part.

(c) Driver-students who successfully complete the Driver Training Program for LCV Doubles shall be issued a certificate, in accordance with subpart D of this part, indicating the driver is qualified to operate an LCV Double.


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