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Employers have certain responsibilities when it comes to allowing an individual to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) on U.S. highways, including ensuring that its drivers have a valid and compliant commercial driver’s license (CDL) or commercial learner’s permit (CLP).
This regulation applies to motor carriers using drivers who possess a CDL or CLP.
No employer may allow, require, permit, or authorize a driver to operate a CMV if the employer knows or should reasonably know that any of the following circumstances exist