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8-2,146.Seasonal commercial driver's license; conditions and limitations; definitions; rules and regulations. (a) The division may issue to an applicant who is a resident of this state and who is at least 18 years of age a seasonal commercial driver's license for the operation of commercial class B and commercial class C motor vehicles. Any person applying for or who is issued a seasonal commercial driver's license shall be subject to the provisions of K.S.A. 8-2,125 through 8-2,145, and amendments thereto, except that an applicant shall not be required to pass a knowledge or skills test as required by subsection (a) of K.S.A. 8-2,133, and amendments thereto.

(b) Seasonal commercial drivers' licenses issued pursuant to subsection (a) shall allow the operation of commercial motor vehicles owned by the following specific farm-related service industries:

(1) Farm retail outlets and suppliers;

(2) agri-chemical businesses;

(3) custom harvesters; and

(4) livestock feeders.

(c) An applicant who has not held a driver's license for at least one year shall not be eligible for a seasonal commercial driver's license. An applicant who has between one and two years' driving experience shall comply with the provisions of subparagraphs (A) through (G) of paragraph (1) of subsection (b) of K.S.A. 8-2,133, and amendments thereto, for the applicant's entire driving history. An applicant with more than two years' driving experience shall comply with the provisions of subparagraphs (A) through (G) of paragraph (1) of subsection (b) of K.S.A. 8-2,133, and amendments thereto. The requirements contained in subparagraphs (A) through (G) of paragraph (1) of subsection (b) of K.S.A. 8-2,133, and amendments thereto, shall be confirmed prior to any renewal or revalidation of a seasonal commercial driver's license.

(d) Any person issued a seasonal commercial driver's license, shall not operate any vehicles used in the transportation of hazardous materials which requires the vehicle to be placarded, except for diesel fuel in quantities of 1,000 gallons or less; liquid fertilizers in vehicles or implements of husbandry with total capacities of 3,000 gallons or less; and solid fertilizers that are not transported with any organic substance.

(e) A seasonal commercial driver's license issued pursuant to subsection (a) shall be valid for a consecutive 180-day period from the date of issuance of such license. A person shall be issued only one seasonal commercial driver's license for any twelve-month period.

(f) Any person issued a seasonal commercial driver's license pursuant to subsection (a), shall not operate a commercial motor vehicle beyond 150 miles from the place of business or from the farm being served.

(g) As used in this section:

(1) "Farm retail outlets and suppliers" means any retail outlet and supplier that transports either agricultural products, farm machinery, farm supplies, or both, to or from a farm;

(2) "agri-chemical businesses" means any business that transports agricultural chemicals to or from a farm.

(h) A person who has been issued a seasonal commercial driver's license and who is convicted of violating the provisions of this section, the division, upon receiving a report of conviction, shall revoke such person's seasonal commercial license for the remainder of the period specified in subsection (e).

(i) The secretary may adopt rules and regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this section.

(j) The provisions of this section shall be a part of, and supplemental to, the Kansas uniform commercial drivers' license act.

History: L. 1992, ch. 310, § 3; L. 1993, ch. 222, § 3; April 22.



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