Governor Wolf amends bill for the transportation industry


Governor Tom Wolf increases fines for improper driver’s license

Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Wolf, signed in multiple bills on Friday, June 28, 2019. One of those bills, House Bill 384, is related to the transportation industry.

The bill was amended and may affect you if you are in Pennsylvania and work in the transportation industry or if you are an individual operating, hauling or towing oversized loads and/or vehicles.

The House Bill 384 was amended to increase the fine to $200 for driving a vehicle without the proper classed operator’s license.

Do I have the proper driver’s license?

There are many factors to consider when determining what type of driver’s license is required and this can vary by state. This bill only effects Pennsylvania residents, but it is important to be aware of the laws in your state.

If you are a Pennsylvania resident and are unsure if you have the proper license or believe you may need a CDL for the vehicle you are operating, refer to our previous post, Determining class of CDL required. Residents of all other states outside of Pennsylvania should research requirements in their state or contact us directly. Our licensing and permitting team can assist you with any further questions or concerns.