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     Idaho Statutes

Idaho Statutes are updated to the website July 1 following the legislative session.


49-104.  Definitions — C. (1) "Cancellation of driver’s license" means the annulment or termination by formal action of the department of a person’s driver’s license because of some error or defect in the driver’s license or because the licensee is no longer entitled to the driver’s license. The cancellation of a driver’s license is without prejudice and after compliance with requirements, the individual may apply for a new driver’s license at any time after cancellation.
(2)  "Caravaning" means the transportation of any motor vehicle into, out of, or within the state operating on its own wheels or in tow for the purpose of sale or offer of sale by any agent, dealer, manufacturer’s representative, purchaser, or prospective purchaser, regardless of residence unless the motor vehicle is licensed by the state of Idaho, or is owned by an automobile dealer, duly licensed as a dealer by this state. It shall also be considered as the transportation of property for hire by a motor vehicle upon the highways of this state.
(3)  "Certificate of liability insurance" means a certificate of liability insurance issued by an insurance company authorized to do business in this state or a certificate of liability insurance issued by the department of insurance which demonstrates current insurance against loss resulting from liability imposed by law for bodily injury or death or damage to property suffered by any person caused by accident and arising out of the operation, maintenance or use of a motor vehicle described in the certificate in an amount not less than that required by section 49-117(20), Idaho Code, and also demonstrates the current existence of any other coverage required by title 41, Idaho Code, or a certificate of self-insurance issued pursuant to law for each motor vehicle to be registered. A certificate of liability insurance shall contain the information required by the department of insurance, including the name and address of the owner of the motor vehicle and a description of the motor vehicle including identification number if there is one, or a statement that all vehicles owned by a person or entity are covered by insurance, the inception date of coverage, and the name of the insurer. "Certificate of liability insurance" may also include the original contract of liability insurance or a true copy, demonstrating the current existence of the liability insurance described in this subsection.
(4)  "Certification of safety compliance" means that a motor carrier certifies as part of its registration process that it has knowledge of the federal regulations and rules promulgated by the Idaho transportation department and the Idaho state police applicable to motor carriers.
(5)  "Chains" means metal traction devices required pursuant to section 49-948, Idaho Code, which consist of two (2) circular metal loops, one (1) on each side of the tire, connected by not less than nine (9) evenly spaced chains across the tire tread.
(6)  "Coerce" means to compel or attempt to compel by threat or use of force.
(7)  "Commercial coach." (See section 39-4301, Idaho Code)
(8)  "Commercial driver’s license" means any class A, class B or class C driver’s license as defined in section 49-105, Idaho Code.
(9)  "Commercial driver license information system (CDLIS)" is the information system established to serve as a clearinghouse for locating information related to the licensing and identification of motor vehicle drivers.
(10)  "Commercial driver training school" means a business enterprise conducted by an individual, association, partnership, or corporation, for the education and training of persons, either practically or theoretically, or both, to operate or drive motor vehicles, and charging a consideration or tuition for such services.
(11) "Commercial learner’s permit" means a permit issued to an individual by a state or other jurisdiction of domicile, in accordance with the standards contained in 49 CFR 383.5, that when carried with a valid driver’s license issued by the same state or jurisdiction, authorizes the individual to operate a commercial vehicle when accompanied by a holder of a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) for purposes of behind-the-wheel training.
(12) "Commercial vehicle" or "commercial motor vehicle." (See "Vehicle," section 49-123, Idaho Code)
(13) "Compliance review" means an on-site examination of motor carrier operations, which may be at the carrier’s place of business, including driver’s hours of service, vehicle maintenance and inspection, driver qualifications, commercial driver’s license requirements, financial responsibility, accidents, hazardous materials, and such other related safety and transportation records to determine safety fitness.
(14) "Controlled substance" means any substance so classified under section 102(6) of the controlled substances act, 21 U.S.C. 802(6), and includes all substances listed on schedules I through V, of 21, CFR part 1308, as they may be revised from time to time.
(15) "Conviction" means:
(a)  The person has pled guilty or has been found guilty, notwithstanding the form of the judgment or withheld judgment. A conviction for purposes of this title shall also include an infraction judgment.
(b)  For purposes of disqualification or withdrawal of commercial vehicle driving privileges only, "conviction" means an unvacated adjudication of guilt, or determination that a person has violated or failed to comply with the law in a court of original jurisdiction or by an authorized administrative tribunal, an unvacated forfeiture of bail or collateral deposited to secure the person’s appearance in court, a plea of guilty or nolo contendere accepted by the court, the payment of a fine or court cost, or violation of a condition of release without bail, regardless of whether or not the penalty is rebated, suspended or probated.
(16) "Crosswalk" means:
(a)  That part of a highway at an intersection included within the connections of the lateral lines of the sidewalks on opposite sides of the highway measured from the curbs or in the absence of curbs, from the edges of the traversable highway; and in the absence of a sidewalk on one side of the highway, that part of a highway included within the extension of the lateral lines of the existing sidewalk at right angles to the centerline.
(b)  Any portion of a highway at an intersection or elsewhere distinctly indicated for pedestrian crossing by lines or other markings on the surface.

[49-104, added 1988, ch. 265, sec. 2, p. 552; am. 1989, ch. 88, sec. 2, p. 154; am. 1989, ch. 310, sec. 1, p. 770; am. 1990, ch. 45, sec. 2, p. 72; am. 1996, ch. 370, sec. 1, p. 1245; am. 1998, ch. 110, sec. 5, p. 381; am. 1999, ch. 81, sec. 2, p. 239; am. 1999, ch 383, sec. 3, p. 1054; am. 2000, ch. 469, sec. 108, p. 1561; am. 2005, ch. 83, sec. 1, p. 296; am. 2007, ch. 252, sec. 6, p. 743; am. 2008, ch. 330, sec. 1, p. 902; am. 2010, ch. 49, sec. 1, p. 89; am. 2011, ch. 327, sec. 1, p. 952; am. 2015, ch. 54, sec. 1, p. 127; am. 2017, ch. 147, sec. 5, p. 364.]

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