2010 Arkansas Code
Title 27 - Transportation
Subtitle 2 - Motor Vehicle Registration And Licensing
Chapter 23 - Commercial Driver License
Subchapter 1 - Arkansas Uniform Commercial Driver License Act
§ 27-23-102 - Statement of intent and purpose.

27-23-102. Statement of intent and purpose.

(a) The purpose of this subchapter is to implement the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 (CMVSA), Pub. L. 99-570, Title XII and reduce or prevent commercial motor vehicle accidents, fatalities, and injuries by:

(1) Permitting commercial drivers to hold only one (1) license;

(2) Disqualifying commercial drivers who have committed certain serious traffic violations, or other specified offenses;

(3) Strengthening licensing and testing standards for commercial drivers.

(b) This subchapter is a remedial law and shall be liberally construed to promote the public health, safety, and welfare. To the extent that this subchapter conflicts with general driver licensing provisions, this subchapter prevails. Where this subchapter is silent, the general driver licensing provisions apply.

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