2018 Vermont Statutes
Title 23 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 39 - Commercial Driver License Act
§ 4110 Application for commercial driver license or commercial learner's permit

Universal Citation: 23 V.S.A. § 4110

§ 4110. Application for commercial driver license or commercial learner's permit

(a) The application for a commercial driver license or commercial learner's permit shall include the following:

(1) The full name and current mailing and residential address of the person.

(2) A physical description of the person, including sex, height, and weight.

(3) Date of birth and proof of age.

(4) The applicant's Social Security number; unless the application is for a nondomiciled commercial driver license or a nondomiciled commercial learner's permit. The Commissioner must verify the name, date of birth, and Social Security number provided by the applicant with the information on file with the Social Security Administration. A commercial learner's permit or commercial driver license may not be issued, renewed, or upgraded if data in the Social Security Administration database does not match the data provided by the applicant.

(5) The person's signature, as well as a space for the applicant to request that a "veteran" designation be placed on a commercial driver license. An applicant who requests a veteran designation shall provide a Department of Defense Form 214, or other proof of veteran status specified by the Commissioner.

(6) Certifications that:

(A) One of the following categories applies to the applicant:

(i) Non-excepted interstate. He or she operates or expects to operate in interstate commerce, is both subject to and meets the qualification requirements of 49 C.F.R. part 391, and is required to obtain a medical examiner's certificate under 49 C.F.R. § 391.45.

(ii) Excepted interstate. He or she operates or expects to operate in interstate commerce, but engages exclusively in transportation or operations excepted under 49 C.F.R. § 390.3(f), 391.2, 391.68, or 398.3 from all or parts of the qualification requirements of 49 C.F.R. part 391 and therefore is not required to obtain a medical examiner's certificate by 49 C.F.R. § 391.45.

(iii) Non-excepted intrastate. He or she operates only in intrastate commerce and therefore is subject to state driver qualification requirements.

(iv) Excepted intrastate. He or she operates only in intrastate commerce, but engages exclusively in transportation or operations excepted from all or parts of the State's driver qualification requirements.

(B) The motor vehicle in which the applicant's skills test will be taken is representative of the type of motor vehicle that the applicant operates or expects to operate.

(C) The applicant is not subject to any disqualification under 49 C.F.R. § 383.51, or any license suspension, revocation, or cancellation under the law of any jurisdiction.

(D) The applicant does not have a driver's license from more than one state or jurisdiction.

(E) For initial applicants only, the applicant has not been convicted of an offense listed in subsection 4116(a) of this title or a comparable offense in any jurisdiction, or an offense listed in 49 U.S.C. § 30304(a)(3) in any jurisdiction within three years of the license application.

(7) Any other information required by the Commissioner, including the names of all states where the applicant has been licensed to operate any type of motor vehicle during the previous 10 years.

(8) The proper fee.

(A) The four-year fee for a commercial driver license shall be $90.00. The two-year fee shall be $60.00. In those instances where the applicant surrenders a valid Vermont Class D license, the total fees due shall be reduced by:

(i) one-quarter of the four-year fee established by section 601 of this title for each remaining full year of validity; or

(ii) one-half of the two-year fee paid for each remaining full year of validity.

(B) The fee for a commercial learner's permit is $15.00.

(9) Proof of citizenship or lawful permanent residency as specified in Table 1 of 49 C.F.R. § 383.71.

(10) Proof of compliance with the Transportation Security Administration requirements codified in 49 C.F.R. part 1572 if the person is applying for a hazardous materials endorsement. A lawful permanent resident of the United States requesting a hazardous materials endorsement must additionally provide his or her U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services alien registration number.

(11) For an applicant who certifies that he or she will operate commercial motor vehicles in non-excepted interstate commerce, an original or a copy of a certificate prepared by a medical examiner. Certification status or "certified" will be posted in the Commercial Driver's License Information System driver record for the driver.

(b) When a licensee or permittee changes his or her name, mailing address, or residence or in the case of the loss, mutilation, or destruction of a license or permit, the licensee or permittee shall forthwith notify the Commissioner and apply in person for a duplicate license or permit in the same manner as set forth in subsection (a) of this section. The fee for a duplicate license or permit shall be $15.00.

(c) A person for whom Vermont has been his or her state of domicile for more than 30 days shall not drive a commercial motor vehicle under the authority of a commercial driver license or commercial learner's permit issued by another jurisdiction.

(d) [Repealed.]  (Added 1989, No. 239 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1991, No. 88, § 10; 1995, No. 81 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 2001, No. 102 (Adj. Sess.), § 33, eff. May 15, 2002; 2003, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 14; 2005, No. 37, § 5; 2005, No. 175 (Adj. Sess.), § 39; 2009, No. 108 (Adj. Sess.), § 6, eff. July 1, 2011; 2009, No. 152 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 2011, No. 128 (Adj. Sess.), § 24; 2013, No. 20, § 1; 2013, No. 57, § 30; 2015, No. 159 (Adj. Sess.), § 55.)

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