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Overview

What is LENS?LENS is an automated reporting system. It reviews the driver license records of your organization’s drivers and reports changes to you by email, on DMV business days. LENS can notify you about the following events when they post to your drivers’ license records Source: Overview

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CDL Downgrades. What you can do about it.

Many drivers have called and coming in because they have received a downgrade letter in the mail from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).  If you failed to return your self certification letter to tell the DMV the type of driving you engage in or expect to, that is usually the reason for that dreaded letter […]

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New Rules! For DOT Physicals.

I hope that Bill Maher doesn’t mind I borrow the title of this post from that popular segment of his on HBO, but I do think the time is ripe for New Rules! for DOT physicals that is. As everyone should be aware of (by everyone I mean truck drivers, doctors, motor carriers, and any one […]

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Military – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Military – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Please see related previous post NYS Veterans Get a Military Skills Waiver when Applying for a CDL.

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Military Skills Test Waiver Status Map – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

As a follow up on a previous post on the military skills waiver program. this is the current status map on a State by State basis. Military Skills Test Waiver Status Map – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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New York State Driver Qualification Requirements

New York State (NYS) drivers with a K restriction should keep in mind that NYS follows Federal Regulations, and that a “K ” restriction alone no longer means that you do not require a medical examiner’s certificate (MEC).  See the following dotmedicalexaminer.com/blog1/ for more information regarding the K restriction and the “A3” or (Med Cert […]

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In NYC a Truck Is Not The Same as A Commercial Vehicle!

For the purpose of parking, standing and stopping rules, a vehicle shall not be deemed a truck or commercial vehicle unless they  follow the rules below.   Trucks and commercial vehicles are two distinct classes of vehicles in NYC that have different rules and regulations that applies to them. Definition of a Truck:  Section 4-13 […]

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Vision requirements & restrictions

What are the NYS vision requirements in general? (For non-commercial drivers) Vision requirements & restrictions.

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