(A) As used in this section, "commercial motor vehicle" means any self-propelled or towed vehicle used on public highways in intrastate or interstate commerce to transport passengers or property that meets any of the following specifications:
(1) The vehicle has a gross vehicle weight rating or gross combination weight rating of ten thousand one pounds or more.
(2) The vehicle is designed to transport sixteen or more passengers, including the driver.
(3) The vehicle is used in the transportation of hazardous materials in a quantity requiring placarding under the regulations issued by the United States secretary of transportation under the "Hazardous Materials Transportation Act," 88 Stat. 2156 (1975), 49 U.S.C.A. 1801, as amended.
(B) The registrar of motor vehicles shall disqualify any person from operating a commercial motor vehicle who receives a notice of a conviction for violation of an out-of-service order issued under rules of the public utilities commission adopted pursuant to Chapter 4905., 4921., or 4923. of the Revised Code, or a conviction for a violation of the same or similar laws of another state or jurisdiction applicable to vehicles in regulated commerce.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127,HB 487, §101.01, eff. 6/11/2012.
Effective Date: 07-29-1998; 03-29-2005