Move Out Of State And Transfer CDL Then Original State Suspends License For Insurance Lapse But Current State Still Valid. Can I Drive ?

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Brian F.'s Comment
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I'm from Ohio. Moved to Florida for 1 year. Moved back home to Ohio in August 2014. Worked for Hogan on a dedicated account in Ohio and Florida. Transferred CDL back to Ohio upon moving back. Florida suspends my licence there in October 2014 caused by personal vehicle insurance lapse. Still working in Ohio with valid Ohio license. Quit company and now getting job back with Hogan. But corporate says I cant drive until i clear suspension in Florida. But my license is valid in Ohio ? The state bmv site says its still valid. I mean I forfeited my Florida license before they suspended it. Why and how can it be suspended in Ohio in the eyes of corporate transportation personnel ? Funny thing is I had jobs with bigger outfits after the suspension. With UPS and the United States Postal Service who do thorough background searches and motor vehicle records. It has to be valid enough for me to continue driving truck in Ohio right ?

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

Bmv:

Department of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

The state agency that handles everything related to your driver's licences, including testing, issuance, transfers, and revocation.

Motor Vehicle Record:

Motor Vehicle Record

An MVR is a report of your driving history, as reported from your state Department of Motor Vehicles. Information on this report may include Drivers License information, point history, violations, convictions, and license status on your driving record.

TopNotchTre's Comment
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Nope, you have just lucked out in those other jobs that those states did not "communicate" properly. I have been through this ordeal a few times myself, and have taken advantage of it. The fact is... You license is suspended, period. I know that is not the news you want to hear. Your next step is resolving the issue in Florida. Trying to work around the issue is only doing so by working on borrowed time. Also lying to your employer that would hire you not knowing that it is suspended in another state which only goes to compromise personal integrity. But having a license suspended in one state should suspend it in all states. On occasions though you may slip through a loop hole. Just give them a call. I'm sure you can work out a solution bud.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Brett Aquila's Comment
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having a license suspended in one state should suspend it in all states

Actually it's possible to just have your license suspended in one state. Many years ago I had the same thing happen. I moved from New York to Georgia, got a Georgia license. Then went to North Carolina and got a North Carolina license. When I eventually went back to New York they wouldn't give me a license until I paid an unpaid ticket from like 10 years before that. So my driving privileges were fine everywhere except New York State. If I would have been pulled over in New York I would have surely gotten a ticket. But I was fine everywhere else.

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