The truck driver carries a special license, as the law 'requires' (him to do). = The truck driver carries a special license, 'as required by' law.
What will be 'required' of me if I accept the job? = What will I be 'required' to do if I accept the job?
The newspaper is 'required reading' [=reading that must be done] in my politics course.
(..) Sherman-related, I prepared for it. Here's a curriculum that takes Sherman's advanced preparation into account... but won't require you to have him skip one or more grades. Mr. Peabody... Here are some pre-algebra worksheets, an advanced reading list... and a link to (..)2014 Mr. Peabody & Sherman