V C Section 13353.6 Commercial Driver s License Suspension and Restriction

Commercial Driver's License: Suspension and Restriction

13353.6.  (a) If the person’s driver’s license is a commercial driver’s license, as defined in Section 15210, and if the person has not had a separate violation of Section 23103 as specified in Section 23103.5, Section 23152, or Section 23153 of this code, or Section 191.5 or paragraph (3) of subdivision (c) of Section 192 of the Penal Code which resulted in a conviction, and if the person’s privilege to operate a motor vehicle has not been previously suspended or revoked pursuant to Section 13353 or 13353.2 for an offense which occurred on a separate occasion, notwithstanding Section 13551, the department shall, upon receiving the officer’s sworn statement and the receipt of the person’s driver’s license and after review pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 13353.2, suspend the person’s privilege to operate a motor vehicle for 30 days, and then reissue the person a commercial driver’s license and endorsements with restrictions, as follows:

(1) The restricted commercial driver’s license shall authorize the operation of a motor vehicle only to and from, and in the course and scope of, the person’s employment.

(2) The term of the restricted license is 30 days after the date that the order of suspension is effective pursuant to Section 13353.3 until six months after that date.

(b) The person may be issued an unrestricted commercial driver’s license after the term of restriction under this section.

(c) This section applies only to the holder of a commercial driver’s license who was not operating a commercial vehicle, as defined in Section 15210, at the time of the offense.

(d) This section shall become inoperative on September 20, 2005, and, as of January 1, 2006, is repealed unless a later enacted statute that becomes operative on or before January 1, 2006, deletes or extends that date on which it becomes inoperative and is repealed.