Proposed DOT Rule Could Disqualify Truck Drivers for Non Work-Related Violations

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has proposed a rule that could revoke a large-truck driver's commercial license for traffic offenses committed in any vehicle. Offenses that could disqualify a commercial truck driver include drunken driving, leaving the scene of an accident, committing a felony, excessive speeding and reckless driving.