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CDL disqualifications: Being reported as an imminent hazard by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

What is imminent hazard?

Imminent hazard refers to a condition that is likely to result in death or endangerment to health, property, or the environment.

How long will my license be disqualified?

Up to 1 year.

How do I re-qualify?

  • Provide a report from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that your driving doesn't constitute an imminent hazard.
  • Pay a $35 re-qualification fee.

Can I appeal the disqualification?

You may request an administrative review.

Related laws

RCW 46.25.090(9): Disqualification — Grounds for, period of — Records.

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