We are very pleased to share a brand new bulletin from the Department of Revenue granting reciprocity for seasonal/temporary drivers. This means that seasonal transit drivers working for Colorado agencies do not need to get a Colorado CDL if they have a CDL in good standing from another state.
As the DOR was considering the impact of this exemption on industries beyond transit they have decided not to put a limit on the amount of time a worker is considered temporary. Essentially the employee can be temporary until the driver owns property or indicates that Colorado is their permanent residence in some way.
In addition there is no limit for how many times a person can come back to an agency and be considered temporary.
Please note that there are five states where this exemption does not apply as they are issued by non-Driver License Compact states: Georgia, Tennessee, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts.
A big thank you to all of you CDL gurus who kindly answer all the odd and random CDL questions we come up with at the CASTA offices-we couldn't do it without you!