General Qualifications
 

Section 391.11 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) states that you must
meet certain minimum requirements in order to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV).

The qualifications are as follows:

 
  • At least 24 years of age
     
  • 2 years experience tanker driving
     
  • Passed physical exam and physically qualified to drive

  • Be able to read and speak English well enough to converse, understand traffic signs, respond to official inquiries and fill out required forms and reports

  • Must not be disqualified to drive a CMV

  • Must pass drug and alcohol test

  • Certificate of Driver's road test

  • Must provide a list of any violations for which you have been convicted in the last 12 months

  • Valid operator's license for the class of vehicle being operated
     
  • Be able to determine whether the cargo you transport is properly loaded, distributed and secured.


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As stated in 49 CFR Part 391 Subpart E: you must pass a physical examination and have a medical examiners report and certificate in your possession. B. C. Goodwin Transport must also keep a copy of the medical certificate in your driver qualification file. Section 391.41 Subpart E of the FMCSR lists the physical characteristics that will disqualify you from driving a CMV. Your medical examiner will be familiar with these limits and will discuss them with you if necessary. You must also be familiar with these physical characteristics and inform the company of any changes in your health that may prohibit you from qualifying to drive.

 

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