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8-2,126.Same; purpose of act. (a) The purpose of this act is to implement the federal commercial motor vehicle safety act of 1986 (title XII of public law 99-570) and reduce or prevent commercial motor vehicle accidents, fatalities and injuries by:

(1) Permitting commercial drivers to hold only one driver's license;

(2) disqualifying commercial drivers who have committed certain serious traffic violations or other specified offenses; and

(3) strengthening driver licensing and testing standards.

(b) This act is remedial law and shall be liberally construed to promote public health, safety and welfare. To the extent that this act conflicts with general driver licensing provisions, this act prevails. Where this act is silent, the general driver licensing provisions apply.

History: L. 1989, ch. 38, § 2; July 1.

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