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MOTOR CARRIER INSTRUCTIONS: The requirements in Part 383 apply to every driver who operates in intrastate, interstate, or foreign commerce and operates a vehicle weighing 26,001 pounds or more, can transport more than 15 people, or transports hazardous materials that require placarding.n
The requirements in Part 391 apply to every driver who operates in interstate commerce and operates a vehicle weighing 10,001 pounds or more, can transport more than 15 people, or transport hazardous materials that require placarding.n
DRIVER REQUIREMENTS: Parts 383 and 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations contain some requirement that you are a driver must comply with. These requirements are in effect as of July 1, 1987. They are as follows:n
1. POSSESS ONLY ONE LICENSE: You, as a commercial vehicle driver, may not possess more than one motor vehicle operator’s license.nIf you have more than one license, keep the license from your state of residence and return the additional licenses to the state that issued them. DESTROYING a license does not close the record in the state that issued it; you must notify the state. If multiple license has been lost, stolen, or destroyed, close your record by notifying the state issuance that you no longer want to be licensed by that state.n
2. NOTIFICATION OF LICENSE SUSPENNSION, REVOCATION OR CANCELLATION:nSection 391.15(b)(2) and 383.33 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations require that you notify your employer the NEXT BUSINESS DAY of any revocation or suspension of your driver’s license. In addition, Section 383.31 requires that any time you violate a state or local traffic law (other than parking), you must report it within 30‐days to:n
The notification to both the employer an state must be in writing.
I UNDERSTAND THIS COMPANY ADMINISTERS A Drug‐Free Workplace Program. This program is incorporated in an overall substance abuse policy that is designed to create a drug/alcohol free work environment and transportation system. The program has been developed in compliance with existing federal regulation and company policies.n
This policy is not a contract or a guarantee, but a serious attempt to protect the safety of employees and the public.n
I understand all test results are treated confidentially per federal regulation and company policies.n
I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the company and it’s employees and agents from any loss, damage,nexpenses or other injury arising as a result of any information or disclosure authorized by this form.
Testing may be conducted but will not be limited to the following reasons:n
- Pre Employment nn
- Return to Duty nn
- Post Accident nn
- Post Injury nn
- Reasonable Suspicion
All accidents, no matter how minor must be reported to the Safety Department as soon as possible, after the incident. Failure to do so could result in disciplinary actions up to and including discharge. You could also be subject to criminal actions brought by Federal, State, or Local regulatory agencies. The following actions should be taken in the event of an accident.n
Be polite, but offer no opinions as to the cause of the accident. Cooperate fully with the law enforcement authorities, or scene commander. Do not discuss with an insurance adjuster or insurance agent representative any aspect of the accident unless authorized by the Safety Department. Upon returning to the terminal, call the Safety Department to complete necessary accident report forms and to completely review the details
Unless specifically authorized in writing, to do so by the motor carrier under whose authorization the motor vehicle is being operated, no driver shall transport any person or permit any person be transported on any motor vehicle other than by bus.n
When such authorization is issued, it shall state the name of the person to be transported, the points where his/her transportation is to begin and end, and the date upon which authority expires.n
No written authorization, however, shall be necessary for the transportation of:n
Your failure to abide by the requirement may subject you to disciplinary action up to and including discharge, disqualification, under the CFR (Code of Regulations) or possibility prosecution by the Department of Transportation.
1. No person shall ...........n
- Consume an intoxicating beverage, regardless of its alcoholic content, or be under the influence of an intoxicating beverage within 12 hours before going on duty or operating, or having physical control of a motor vehicle; orn
- Consume an intoxicating beverage, regardless of alcoholic content, or be under the influence of an intoxicating beverage, while on duty, or operating, or in physical control of a motor vehicle; orn
- Be on duty or operate a motor vehicle while he/she possesses an intoxicating beverage, regardless of the alcoholic content. However, this subparagraph does not apply to possession of an intoxicating beverage which is manifested and transported as part of a shipment.n
2. No motor carrier shall inquire or permit a driver to ..............n
- Violate any provision of paragraph (1) OF THIS SECTION, ORn
- Be on duty or operate a motor vehicle if, by he/she appears to have consumed an intoxicatingnbeverage within the preceding 12 hours.n
Your failure to abide by the requirement may subject you to disciplinary action up to and including discharge, disqualification under the CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) or possibly prosecution by the Department of Transportation.
No person shall operate, or be in physical control of a motor vehicle if he/she possess or is under the influence of, or in using any of the following substances:n
- A narcotic drug or any derivative thereof.n
- An amphetamine or any formulation of thereof (including, but not limited to, “pep‐pills and “bennies”).n
- Any other substance or a degree which renders him/her incapable of safely operating a motor vehicle.n
Your failure to abide by the requirement may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including discharge, disqualification under the CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) or possibly prosecution by the Department of Transportation.
A motor vehicle has a seat belt assembly installed at the driver’s seat and shall not be driven unless the driver has properly restrained him/herself with seat belt.n
After June 30, 1972, every bus, truck, and tractor manufactured on or after January 1, 1965 must be equipped with seat belts assembly installed at the driver’s seat and at the right outboard seat if the vehicle has one.n
Your failure to abide by the requirement may subject to your disciplinary action up to and including discharge, disqualification under the CR (Code of Federal Regulations) or possibly prosecution by the Department of Transportation
Section 392.2 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations requires that every vehicle to be operated in accordance with the laws and ordinances and regulations of the jurisdiction in which the vehicle is being operated.n
Section 392.6 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations restricts the operation of any motor vehicle between points in such period of time as would necessitate the vehicle be operated at speeds greater than those prescribed by the jurisdiction in or through which the vehicle is being operated.n
The meanings of these sections are simply ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ NO SPEEDING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!n
If your logs indicate that you traveled 565 miles in 10 hours, the entire distance is covered by a 55 mph zone, it can be concluded that you were SPEEDING and you may be held accountable under the Federal requirements mentioned above.n
Your failure to abide by the requirement may subject you to disciplinary action up to and including discharge, disqualification under the CFR (Code of Regulations) or possibly prosecution by the Department of Transportation.
I acknowledge receipt of the DISCLOSURE REGARDING CONSUMER AND/OR INVESTIGATIVE REPORT and A SUMMARY OF YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT and certify that I have read and understand both of those documents. I hereby authorize the obtaining of “consumer reports” and/or “investigative consumer reports” by the Company, INPAX Shipping Solutions, at any time after receipt of this authorization and throughout my employment, if applicable. To this end, I hereby authorize, without reservation, any law enforcement agency, administrator, local, state or federal agency, institution, school or university (public or private), information service bureau, employer, or insurance company to furnish any and all background information requested by Accurate Background, Inc., 7515 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, CA 92618, (800) 216-8024, another outside organization acting on behalf of the Company, and/or the Company itself.n
I understand that by signing my name below, that I am signing the Authorization form directing the background check as described above, and I certify that:n
I understand that my signature now and throughout this process will be binding. Additionally, notices, documents, and communications may be provided electronically and will meet the requirements set forth under Federal and/or State law, as permitted by law.