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11.17.14.00.htm 11.17.14.00. Title 11 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Subtitle 17 MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION ― DRIVER LICENSING AND IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENTS Chapter 14 Driver Knowledge and Skills Tests Authority: Transportation Article, §11-109, 12-104(b) 16-105, 16-110, and 16-807, Annotated Code of Maryland; 49 CFR §383.123 and 383.77
11.17.14.01.htm 11.17.14.01. 01 Purpose.. The purpose of these regulations is to establish uniform procedures for the:. A. Administration of driver's license skills and knowledge tests; and. B. Establishment of waiver criteria for commercial driver's license skills tests..
11.17.14.02.htm 11.17.14.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Administration" means the Motor Vehicle Administration.. 2) "Air brakes" means any braking system operating fully or partially on the air brake principle.. 3) “Alternative test” means a knowledge test that is given orally either by an individual or in which an electronic oral test is presented to the applicant.4) "Class A combination" means a combination of ve
11.17.14.03.htm 11.17.14.03. 03 Application ― Repealed..
11.17.14.04.htm 11.17.14.04. 04 Maryland Knowledge Test.. A driver’s license applicant is required to pass the Maryland knowledge test, except a holder of a valid Maryland driver’s license, a holder of Maryland driver’s license that has not been expired for more than 1 year, or a valid out-of-State driver’s license.
11.17.14.05.htm 11.17.14.05. 05 Commercial Driver's License Knowledge Tests.. A. An applicant for a commercial driver's license is required to pass the commercial driver's license general knowledge test except:1) A Maryland commercial driver's license renewal applicant;. 2) A holder of a valid Maryland commercial driver's license who is applying for another class of commercial driver's license; and3) An applicant who is transferring a valid commercial driver's license, issued by another state, to
11.17.14.06.htm 11.17.14.06. 06 Administration of Commercial Driver's License Knowledge Tests.. A. The Administration may offer Maryland commercial driver’s license knowledge tests in written, electronic, or alternative formats.B. An applicant also shall be required to demonstrate the ability to read and understand highway signs regulating, warning, and directing traffic in English.C. The passing score on all commercial driver's license knowledge tests is 80 percent.. D. The Administration sha
11.17.14.07.htm 11.17.14.07. 07 Commercial Driver's License Skills Tests.. A. The commercial driver's license skills test is a three-part test established by the Administration to certify the driving skills necessary for operation of a commercial motor vehicle. The test consists of a:1) Pretrip inspection;. 2) Basic skills test; and. 3) Road test.. B. A commercial driver's license applicant is required to pass the commercial driver's license skills test in the order specified in §A of this regulation, except:
11.17.14.08.htm 11.17.14.08. 08 Waiver of Commercial Driver's License Skills Test.. A. The Administration may waive the commercial driver's license skills test for an applicant who is:. 1) Renewing a Maryland commercial driver’s license not expired over 1 year;. 2) Transferring a valid out-of-State commercial driver's license to a Maryland commercial driver's license; or3) Converting a noncommercial Class C license or out-of-State equivalent license to a Maryland Class C commercial driver's li
11.17.14.08-1.htm 11.17.14.08-1. 08-1 Physical Qualifications for New Commercial Driver License Applicants.. A. An applicant for a Class A or B learner's instructional permit is required to show evidence that the applicant meets the physical qualifications specified for interstate or intrastate operation, as appropriate.B. An applicant applying to add a hazardous materials endorsement to an existing commercial driver's license is required to show evidence that the applicant meets the physical
11.17.14.09.htm 11.17.14.09. 09 Appropriate Motor Vehicle Commercial Driver's License Skills Tests.. A. Each applicant for a commercial driver's license shall provide a motor vehicle of a type appropriate to test the applicant's ability to drive vehicles of the license class for which applied.B. Class A Commercial Driver's License Skills Test.. 1) For a Class A commercial driver's license skills test, the applicant shall provide a Class A combination of vehicles that include a Class F (tracto
11.17.14.10.htm 11.17.14.10. 10 Noncommercial Driver's License Knowledge Tests.. An applicant for a Maryland noncommercial driver's license shall be administered a noncommercial knowledge test and may be administered additional tests specific to the license class for which applied, except an applicant who is:A. Renewing a Maryland noncommercial driver's license; or. B. Transferring a valid driver's license of equal or higher class, issued by another state, to a Maryland noncommercial license.
11.17.14.11.htm 11.17.14.11. 11 Administration of Noncommercial Driver’s License Knowledge Tests.. A. The Maryland noncommercial driver’s license knowledge tests may be offered in written, electronic, or alternative formats.B. The Administration shall set a time limit for an applicant to complete the Maryland noncommercial driver’s license knowledge test.C. The passing score on the Maryland knowledge test is 85 percent..
11.17.14.12.htm 11.17.14.12. 12 Noncommercial Driver's License Skills Tests.. A. The noncommercial driver's license skills test shall be established by the Administration to certify the driving skills necessary for operation of a noncommercial motor vehicle.B. The noncommercial driver's license skills test shall consist of:. 1) Maneuvers performed on a test course;. 2) In-traffic driving;. 3) Any examination designed to determine driving skills in a simulated or computer-assisted environment; or
11.17.14.13.htm 11.17.14.13. 13 Skills Log Certification.. A. A skills log shall include a certification page providing the learner permit holder's:. 1) Name;. 2) Permit or soundex number; and. 3) Parent, guardian, or mentor's signature as required by Transportation Article, §16-105, Annotated Code of Maryland.B. The individual signing the skills log certification shall attest that the permit holder completed a minimum of 60 hours behind-the-wheel practice driving, 10 hours of which shall occur during the p
11.17.14.14.htm 11.17.14.14. 14 Appropriate Motor Vehicle for Noncommercial Skills Tests.. A. Each applicant for a noncommercial driver's license shall provide a motor vehicle of a type appropriate to test the applicant's ability to drive vehicles of the license class for which applied.B. Class A Noncommercial Driver's License Skills Tests.. 1) For a Class A noncommercial driver's license skills test, the applicant shall provide a Class A combination of vehicles as follows:
11.17.14.9999.htm 11.17.14.9999. Administrative History Effective date: December 25, 1989 (16:25 Md. R. 2713). Regulation .02B amended effective August 1, 1994 (21:15 Md. R. 1307) August 28, 1995 (22:17 Md. R. 1320) June 12, 2000 (27:11 Md. R. 1079)Regulation .02B amended as an emergency provision effective July 26, 2005 (32:17 Md. R. 1437) emergency status expired effective September 30, 2005Regulation .02B amended as an emergency provision effective September 30, 2005 (32:23 Md. R. 1824) a
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