|(a) A person disqualified from driving a commercial
motor vehicle for life under Texas Transportation Code, §522.081(d)
may apply to the department for reinstatement if:
(1) the person meets all requirements under state and
federal law to hold a commercial driver license (CDL);
(2) the person completes the required state-approved
education program identified on the application for reinstatement;
(3) at least ten (10) years have passed from the effective
date of the lifetime disqualification.
(b) A person seeking reinstatement under this section
shall submit an application on a form specified by the department.
The form is located on the department's website: http://www.dps.texas.gov/DriverLicense/.
(c) The department shall provide written notice by
email or first class mail of the approval or denial of an application
submitted under this section. The determination to reinstate or deny
an application by the director, or their designee, is final.
(d) An applicant who has been approved for reinstatement
is eligible to apply for a commercial learner's permit (CLP) to test
for a CDL.