library. This library is normally located in the mechanic
Examinations and tests for military personnel
applying for a license to operate general-purpose
vehicles up to 10,000 pounds GVW are normally
waived if the applicant possesses a valid state operators
license for the type vehicle involved.
Performance Qualification Test
All performance qualification tests on equipment,
except for cranes, are given by the license examiner.
This test enables the license examiner to evaluate the
operating skills of each applicant. The applicant must
successfully pass an operational performance or road
test and perform pre- and post-operator maintenance, as
outlined in the operators manual.
The examiner should terminate any performance
test that becomes hazardous or when an applicant
demonstrates a lack of skill, undue nervousness,
speeding, inattentiveness, or any unfavorable actions.
Any reason for failure is noted on the application and
filed in the license file of the applicant.
Applicants for a U.S. Government Motor Vehicle
Operators Identification Card, OF-346, must pass a
locally created driver skill test. This test is a locally
devised checklist used to determine the reaction of the
applicant under various traffic conditions. The road test
is administered in the largest capacity vehicle for which
the license is to be issued.
Material-Handling Equipment Test
Applicants for material-handling equipment (MHE)
licenses are operationally tested and scored as
prescribed in Storage and Materials Handling,
Construction Equipment Test
Applicants for a Construction Equipment Operator
License, NAVFAC 11260/2, must be familiar with the
standard Navy hand signals before taking a performance
qualification test. Hand signals are shown in appendix
IV of this TRAMAN.
After an applicant satisfactorily completes the
required tests, the examiner issues a license that lists
each type of vehicle the license holder is authorized
to operate, plus any restrictions imposed on the
U.S. Government Motor Vehicle
Operators Identification Card, OF-346
The OF-346 (fig. 6-4) is the license required for
automotive motor vehicles and material-handling
The information on an OF-346, that has
been completed and validated properly, consists of the
a card number, a list of the operators
physical limitations or restrictions, a description of the
equipment the operator is qualified to operate, the
signature of the examiner, the operators signature, and
any specific notations. The OF-346 expires on the birth
date of the operator and is valid for 3 years.
The OF-346 card number is also indicated on the
Operators Record, NAVFAC 11240/10, or NAVFAC
Figure 6-4.-U.S. Government Motor Vehicle Operators Identification Card, OF-346.