2010 Tennessee Code
Title 55 - Motor and Other Vehicles
Chapter 50 - Uniform Classified and Commercial Driver License Act
Part 4 - Commercial Driver Licenses
55-50-403 - Employer responsibilities.

55-50-403. Employer responsibilities.

No employer shall knowingly allow, permit, or authorize an employee to operate a commercial motor vehicle in the United States during any period:

     (1)  In which the employee has a driver license suspended, revoked, or cancelled by a state, has lost the privilege to operate a commercial motor vehicle in a state, or has been disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle;

     (2)  In which the employee has more than one (1) driver license, except during the ten-day period beginning on the date the employee is issued a driver license and, until December 31, 1989, except whenever a state law enacted on or before June 1, 1986, requires the employee to have more than one (1) driver license. Each employer shall require the information specified in § 55-50-402(c) to be provided by the applicant;

     (3)  In which the driver, or the CMV the employee is driving, or the motor carrier operation, is subject to an out-of-service order; or

     (4)  In violation of a federal, state or local law or regulation pertaining to railroad-highway grade crossings.

[Acts 1937, ch. 90, § 5; impl. am. Acts 1939, ch. 205, §§ 2, 3; C. Supp. 1950, § 2715.13 (Williams, § 2715.18); Acts 1973, ch. 224, §§ 1, 2; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 59-706; Acts 1988, ch. 584, § 6; T.C.A., §§ 55-7-106, 55-7-403; Acts 2009, ch. 321, § 19.]  

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