Driver Disqualification

Drivers are subject to disqualification sanctions if convicted of certain violations. These violations fall into two categories: major offenses and serious traffic violations.

Major offenses include:

  • Being under the influence of alcohol as prescribed by state law.
  • Being under the influence of a controlled substance.
  • Having an alcohol concentration of 0.04 or greater while operating a commercial motor vehicle.
  • Refusing to take an alcohol test as required by a state or jurisdiction under its implied consent laws or regulations.
  • Leaving the scene of an accident.
  • Using the vehicle to commit a felony.
  • Driving a commercial motor vehicle when, as a result of prior violations committed operating a commercial motor vehicle, the driver's CDL or CLP is revoked, suspended, or cancelled (or the driver is disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle).
  • Causing a fatality through negligent operation of a commercial motor vehicle.
  • Using the vehicle in the commission of a felony involving manufacturing, distributing, or dispensing a controlled substance.

Serious traffic violations include:


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