Regulators to ease rules for CDL knowledge testing, allowing drivers to take the test in any state

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Published by iTrucker at 24 Jul

Regulators to ease rules for CDL knowledge testing, allowing drivers to take the test in any state

“A month after proposing to lift barriers to skills testing, federal regulators want to continue to lighten the load for would-be truck drivers by making it easier to take knowledge tests on the path to receiving a commercial drivers’ license (CDL).” – According to the article in freightwaves.com and its author John Gallagher

“The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will soon propose allowing CDL applicants to take general and specialized knowledge tests in a state other than the applicant’s state of residence.” – Gallagher also wrote in his article

“Current regulations require that states issue CDLs only to those operating, or planning to operate, a commercial truck who reside in that state. Congress enacted this so-called “domicile requirement,” also referred to as the “one driver/one license/one record” principle, to prevent drivers from masking traffic violations or other offenses in one state by applying for and receiving a new CDL in another state.” – According to the article and Gallagher

Read the full story HERE

Source and credits: freightwaves.com / John Gallagher, Washington Correspondent / Mario Pawlowski / itrucker.com

 

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