(625 ILCS 5/6-500.2) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-500.2)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 102-982)
    Sec. 6-500.2. Statement of intent and purpose. The purpose of this UCDLA is to implement the federal Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 (CMVSA) (Title XII of Pub. Law 99-570) and reduce or prevent commercial motor vehicle accidents, fatalities and injuries by:
        (a) permitting commercial drivers to hold only one
    
driver's license;
        (b) disqualifying commercial drivers who have
    
committed certain serious traffic violations, or other specified offenses; and
        (c) strengthening commercial driver licensing and
    
testing standards.
    This UCDLA is remedial in nature and should be liberally construed to promote the public's health, safety and welfare. To the extent that this UCDLA conflicts with any other provisions of this Code, the UCDLA shall prevail. Where this UCDLA is silent, the other general provisions of this Code shall apply.
(Source: P.A. 86-845.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 102-982)
    Sec. 6-500.2. Statement of intent and purpose. The purpose of this UCDLA is to implement the federal Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 (CMVSA) (Title XII of Pub. Law 99-570) and reduce or prevent commercial motor vehicle crashes, fatalities and injuries by:
        (a) permitting commercial drivers to hold only one
    
driver's license;
        (b) disqualifying commercial drivers who have
    
committed certain serious traffic violations, or other specified offenses; and
        (c) strengthening commercial driver licensing and
    
testing standards.
    This UCDLA is remedial in nature and should be liberally construed to promote the public's health, safety and welfare. To the extent that this UCDLA conflicts with any other provisions of this Code, the UCDLA shall prevail. Where this UCDLA is silent, the other general provisions of this Code shall apply.
(Source: P.A. 102-982, eff. 7-1-23.)