2013 Mississippi Code
Title 63 - MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC REGULATIONS
Chapter 1 - DRIVER'S LICENSE
Article 5 - COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE ACT
§ 63-1-205 - Notification required by driver


MS Code § 63-1-205 (2013) What's This?

The driver of a commercial motor vehicle shall notify the state and employers of convictions as follows:

(a) The state. Any driver of a commercial motor vehicle holding a driver's license issued by this state who is convicted of violating any state law or local ordinance relating to motor vehicle traffic control in any other state or federal, provincial, territorial, or municipal laws of Canada, other than parking violations, shall notify the commissioner in the manner specified by the commissioner within thirty (30) days of the date of conviction.

(b) Employers. Any driver of a commercial motor vehicle holding a driver's license issued by this state who is convicted of violating any state law or local ordinance relating to motor vehicle traffic control in this or any other state or federal, provincial, territorial, or municipal laws of Canada, other than parking violations, shall notify the driver's employer in writing of the conviction within thirty (30) days of the date of conviction.

(c) Notification of suspensions, revocations and cancellations. A driver whose driver's license is suspended, revoked, or cancelled by any state, who loses the privilege to drive a commercial motor vehicle in any state for any period, or who is disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle for any period, shall notify the driver's employer of that fact before the end of the business day following the day the driver received notice of that fact.

(d) Notification of previous employment. Any person who applies to be a commercial motor vehicle driver must provide the employer, at the time of the application, with the following information for the ten (10) years preceding the date of application:

(i) A list of the names and addresses of the applicant's previous employers for which the applicant was a driver of a commercial motor vehicle;

(ii) The dates between which the applicant drove for each employer; and

(iii) The reason for leaving that employer.

The applicant must certify that all information furnished is true and complete. An employer may require an applicant to provide additional information.

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