CDL Driver's Responsibility to Provide Notification of Convictions or Suspensions

You must notify your employer in writing of traffic violations (other than a parking ticket) committed in any motor vehicle within 30 days of conviction. The notification must include:

  • Your full name and signature
  • Driver license number
  • Date of conviction
  • Specific violation(s) committed
  • Whether the violation was in a CMV
  • The location of the violation


You should also notify your employer in writing of:

  • Any driver license suspension, revocation, cancellation, lost privilege or disqualification by the end of the business day following the day you receive notice of the action
  • Any out-of-service order within twenty-four hours

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