My medical card expired now license suspended where can I recertify?

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  1. Jrwhite3230

    Jrwhite3230 Bobtail Member

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    My license was suspended due to my medical card expired where can I get it cleared how is this resolved?
     
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  3. Scoot 1971

    Scoot 1971 Light Load Member

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    Re-test to get your cdl back. That's what you have to do in Tx anyway.
     
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  4. x1Heavy

    x1Heavy Road Train Member

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    Retest. AFTER you get a valid DOT Medical.
     
  5. Bakerman

    Bakerman Road Train Member

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    This happened to me a couple years ago, had to get the medical card first then just go to the DMV and have my CDL reinstated – did not have to retest.
    That is in Arizona.
     
  6. 3noses

    3noses Light Load Member

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    Washington simply requires you submit a new medical to get your Class A status reinstated, each jurisdiction is different. Call your state, or go on their webpage for accurate info...
     
  7. Tx Countryboy

    Tx Countryboy Road Train Member

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    Lot of states have no grace period anymore & downgrade immediately.
     
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  8. Jasonar15

    Jasonar15 Medium Load Member

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    In North Carolina you just send in your new med cert. But here you are not just downgraded, they suspend your class C also. So if med card expires you can’t even drive a car.
     
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  9. snowwy

    snowwy Road Train Member

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    We have to pay a reinstatement fee.

    Don't know if there's a grace period and possible retest.

    I had to submit fingerprints. And $40. It was day 30 on suspension.
     
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  10. Tx Countryboy

    Tx Countryboy Road Train Member

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    Wednesday at 10:54 AM
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    When my fingerprints are due.
    Immediate suspension.

    When med is due. Immediate suspension.

    No grace period in my state.
     
  11. Atlaw4u

    Atlaw4u Medium Load Member

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    In CO you just have to file an updated medical card within one year from it expiring and you do not have to retest.
     
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