Nebraska Revised Statute 60-4,149.02

Chapter 60


Commercial drivers' licenses; driving skills examination; exemption for driver with military commercial motor vehicle experience; conditions and limitations; applicant; certification.

A commercial driver's license examiner shall not require the driving skills examination for a commercial motor vehicle driver with military commercial motor vehicle experience who is currently licensed at the time of his or her application for a commercial driver's license and may substitute an applicant's driving record in combination with certain driving experience. The department may impose conditions and limitations as allowed under 49 C.F.R. 383 to restrict the applicants from whom the department may accept alternative requirements for the driving skills examination authorized in section 60-4,155. Such conditions and limitations shall require at least the following:

(1) An applicant must certify that, during the two-year period immediately prior to applying for a commercial driver's license, he or she:

(a) Has not had more than one operator's license, except for a military operator's license;

(b) Has not had any operator's license suspended, revoked, or canceled;

(c) Has not had any convictions for any type of motor vehicle for the disqualifying offenses contained in 49 C.F.R. 383.51(b);

(d) Has not had more than one conviction for any type of motor vehicle for serious traffic violations contained in 49 C.F.R. 383.51(c);

(e) Has not had any conviction for a violation of military, state, or local law relating to motor vehicle traffic control, other than a parking violation, arising in connection with any traffic accident; and

(f) Has no record of an accident in which he or she was at fault; and

(2) An applicant must provide evidence and certify that he or she:

(a) Is regularly employed or was regularly employed within the last ninety days in a military position requiring operation of a commercial motor vehicle;

(b) Was exempted from the commercial driver's license requirements in 49 C.F.R. 383.3(c); and

(c) Was operating a vehicle representative of the commercial motor vehicle the driver applicant operates or expects to operate, for at least two years immediately preceding discharge from the military.