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Definitions

§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...

If a driver drives in a non-commercial vehicle to take a physical examination, should the duty status be recorded as on-duty not driving, or as off-duty? Would the answer change if the motor carrier directs the driver to go for the examination?

Hours of Service Definitions

§395.2 Definitions.  

Question 32: If a driver drives in a non-commercial vehicle to take a physical examination, should the duty status be recorded as on-duty not driving, or as off-duty? Would the answer change if the motor carrier directs the driver to go for the examination?

Guidance: So long as the driver schedules and attends the physical examination at a time of his or her own...