12) vision 20/40 or better in each eye, not color blind, 13)have good hearing, 14) not addicted to drugs, and 15) not addicted to alcohol. Completion of a form CDL-4 is required. INTRASTATE The driver must reside in the state of Texas. The driver must beat least 18 years of age. English language is not required. Intrastate drivers must meet all of the fitness requirements listed above for interstate drivers unless exempted. Intrastate drivers who do not meet the vision requirements of 49 CFR, Part 391 maybe able to qualify fora vision waiver. A driver must have 20/40 or better distant vision with or without corrective lenses in order to qualify for the waiver. Applicants fora vision waiver must apply through the Department’s Enforcement and Compliance Service, PO Box 4087, Austin, Texas Federal physical requirements of 49 CFR, Part 391, do not apply to the following commercial motor vehicle operators who will be required to hold a CDL, but they must meet state medical and vision requirements. A driver who operates a commercial motor vehicle in intrastate commerce, not transporting property requiring a hazardous material placard, and was regularly employed in Texas in intrastate commerce prior to August 28, 1989. (CDL must be restricted to intrastate). School bus drivers employed by a private or parochial school and school bus drivers employed by a company that operates school busses under contract with a school while transporting schoolchildren and/or school personnel from home to school and from school to home. Persons operating a vehicle fora government entity. (This includes school bus drivers employed directly by a school district). Persons occasionally transporting personal property not for compensation nor in the furtherance of a commercial enterprise. Persons transporting corpses or sick or injured people. Private transportation of passengers. Intracity zone drivers with limited exception who possess a DOT medical examiner’s certificate restricted to intracity operation. (Medical certificate must be presented to a DPS employee at the time of application). The transportation of farm machinery, supplies, or both, to or from a farm for custom-harvesting operations on a farm or the transporting of custom-harvested operations to storage or market. Drivers operating motor vehicles controlled and operated by a beekeeper engaged in the seasonal transportation of bees.
iv The operation of a vehicle in intrastate operations used in oil or water well servicing or oil or water well drilling and which is constructed as a machine, consisting, in general, of a mast, an engine for power, a draw works, and a chassis permanently constructed or assembled for such purpose. (CDL must be restricted to intrastate). The operation of a mobile crane that is an unladen self- propelled vehicle constructed as a machine used to raise, shift, or lower weights. (CDL must be restricted to intra- state). The completion of either form CDL-5 or CDL-10 is required.