2010 Arkansas Code
27-23-106. Employer responsibilities.
Title 27 - Transportation
Subtitle 2 - Motor Vehicle Registration And Licensing
Chapter 23 - Commercial Driver License
Subchapter 1 - Arkansas Uniform Commercial Driver License Act
§ 27-23-106 - Employer responsibilities.
(a) Each employer must require the applicant to provide the information specified in 27-23-105(c).
(b) No employer may knowingly allow, permit, or authorize a driver to drive a commercial motor vehicle during any period:
(1) In which the driver has a driver license suspended, revoked, or cancelled by a state; has lost the privilege to drive a commercial motor vehicle in a state, or has been disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle;
(2) In which the driver has more than one (1) driver license; or
(3) In which the employee, the motor carrier, the driver, or the vehicle operated by the employee or driver is subject to an out-of-service order.
(c) (1) Any employer who once violates the provisions of subdivision (b)(1) or (2) of this section shall, upon conviction, be fined a sum of five hundred dollars ($500), and each day's violation and each driver's violation shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punished as such. Any employer who violates the provisions of subdivision (b)(1) or (2) of this section a second or subsequent time shall, upon conviction, be fined a sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000), and each day's violation and each driver's violation shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punished as such.
(2) An employer convicted of a violation of subdivision (b)(3) of this section is subject to a civil penalty of not less than two thousand seven hundred fifty dollars ($2,750) but not more than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000).
(3) An employer who knowingly allows, requires, permits, or authorizes a driver to operate a commercial motor vehicle in violation of federal, state, or local law or regulation pertaining to one (1) or more of the offenses listed in 27-23-112(d) at a railroad-highway grade crossing is subject to a civil penalty of not less than two thousand seven hundred fifty dollars ($2,750) but not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000).
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