Article 3. Driver Notification Requirements of California Vehicle Code >> Division 6. >> Chapter 7. >> Article 3.
(a) The department shall report each conviction of a person
who holds a commercial driver's license from another state occurring
within this state to the licensing authority of the home state of the
licensee. This report shall clearly identify the person convicted;
violation date; describe the violation specifying the section of the
statute, code, or ordinance violated; identify the court in which
action was taken; indicate whether a plea of guilty or not guilty was
entered, or the conviction was a result of the forfeiture of bail,
bond, or other security; and include special findings made in
connection with the conviction.
(b) For purposes of subdivision (a), "conviction" has the same
meaning as defined in subdivision (d) of Section 15210.
Any driver of a commercial motor vehicle who has a driver's
license issued by the department, and who is convicted of any offense
involving the safe operation of a motor vehicle in any other state,
shall notify the department, in the manner provided by the
department, of the conviction within 30 days of the date of
Any driver of a commercial motor vehicle, who has a driver's
license issued by the department, and who is convicted of any
offense involving the safe operation of a motor vehicle, shall notify
his or her employer of the conviction, within 30 days of the date of
Any driver who has a driver's license or privilege
suspended, revoked, or canceled by any state for any period, or who
is disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle for any
period, shall notify his or her employer of the suspension,
revocation, cancellation, or disqualification, before the end of the
business day following the action.
Any driver who is issued an out-of-service order under the
federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations of the United States
Department of Transportation (49 C.F.R. 392.5) shall report the
issuance to his or her employer within 24 hours.
The driver shall also report the issuance of an
out-of-service order described in Section 15226 to the department in
the manner provided by the department within 30 days unless the
driver requests a review of the order by the United States Department
of Transportation. If so, the driver shall report the order to the
department within 30 days of an affirmation of the order.
Each person who applies for employment as a driver of a
commercial motor vehicle shall provide the employer, at the time of
the application, with the following information for the 10 years
preceding the date of application:
(a) A list of the names and addresses of the applicant's previous
employers for which the applicant was a driver of a commercial motor
(b) The dates the applicant was employed by each employer.
(c) The reason for leaving that employment.
The applicant shall certify that all information furnished is true
and complete. An employer may require an applicant to provide