Driver Licensing Law Changes
NOTE: The information presented below is for historical purposes only, and may be out of date.
Effective August 28, 2013 - House Bills 103, and 322, and Senate Bill 282
House Bill 103
- Brings the Department into compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
- Requires that a new or upgrading commercial driver license (CDL) applicant (who is required to complete skills testing) must hold the CDL instruction permit for a minimum of 14 days prior to being allowed to complete the required skills testing.
House Bill 322
- Allows motor vehicle operators to show proof of automobile insurance using a mobile electronic device (standard cell phone, smartphone, tablet computer, etc.).
Senate Bill 282
- Adds emergency medical technician (EMT) to the list of persons who may report a condition to the Department that may disqualify a person from driving.