.01 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to establish:

A. Procedures for the disqualification of commercial vehicle driving privileges for convictions of certain offenses determined by State and federal law as serious violations;

B. The period of disqualification for serious violations under this chapter;

C. Procedures for an emergency disqualification;

D. Conditions for reinstatement and denial of a lifetime disqualification; and

E. Requirements to comply with federal regulations that were created to ensure uniformity among commercial driver license systems and to reduce or prevent commercial vehicle accidents, fatalities, and injuries.