TITLE 31
Motor and Other vehicles

CHAPTER 31-10.3
Rhode Island Uniform Commercial Driver's License Act

PART 31-10.3-13
Application, Examination and Issuance

SECTION 31-10.3-28


§ 31-10.3-28 Notification required by employee.

(a) Notification of violations.

(1) To state. Any person holding a commercial license issued by this state, who is convicted of violating, in any type of motor vehicle, any federal law, state law, or local ordinance relating to motor vehicles in this state, any other state or province of Canada, other than parking violations, shall notify the department of the conviction in the manner specified by the department within thirty (30) days of the date of conviction.

(2) To employers. Any person holding a commercial license issued by this state, who is convicted of violating any, in any type of motor vehicles, federal law, state law, or local ordinance relating to motor vehicles in this state, any other state or province of Canada, other than parking violations, shall notify his or her employer, in writing, of the conviction within thirty (30) days of the date of conviction.

(b) Notification of suspensions, revocations, and cancellations. Each person whose license is suspended, revoked, cancelled or otherwise withdrawn by this state or who loses the privilege to operate a motor vehicle in any state or province of Canada for any period, shall notify his or her employer of that fact before the end of the business day following the day the employee received notice of that fact. The employee shall also notify the division of motor vehicles in all cases of out-of-state and province of Canada suspensions, revocations, cancellations, or any withdrawal within seven (7) days of any those actions.

(c) Notification of previous employment.

(1) Any person who has applied to be a commercial motor vehicle driver shall provide the employer, at the time of the application, with the following information for the ten (10) years preceding the date of application:

(i) A list of the names and addresses of the applicant's previous employers for which the applicant was a driver of a commercial motor vehicle.

(ii) The dates between which the applicant drove for each employer.

(iii) The reason for leaving that employer.

(2) The applicant shall certify that all information furnished is true and complete. An employer may require an applicant to provide additional information as deemed necessary.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 176, § 1.)