FMCSA opens comments period for “take your CDL knowledge test in other states than yours” proposal

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Published by iTrucker at 29 Jul

FMCSA opens comments period for “take your CDL knowledge test in other states than yours” proposal

“The FMCSA proposes to allow driver applicants to take the commercial driver’s license (CDL) general and specialized knowledge tests in a State (the testing State) other than the applicant’s State of domicile.

Under this proposed rule, a State would not be required to offer the knowledge tests to out-of-State applicants. However, if the testing State elects to offer the knowledge tests to these applicants, it would transmit the results to the State of domicile, which would be required to accept the results.

Because this proposal would not change the existing standards for the administration of the knowledge tests, the Agency concludes it would have no detrimental impact on safety.” – According to FMCSA / regulations.gov

You can post your comment here, comments can be made here through Sept. 27.

“This is the third step the FMCSA has taken to make it easier obtaining a Commercial Driver Licence. First, in March This is the third step the agency has taken this year to ease the path to obtaining a CDL. In March, FMCSA published a final rule to streamline the process to upgrade from a Class B to a Class A CDL. Then in early July agency published the proposal to allow third-party CDL trainers to administer the skills test to their students .” According to the article in overdriveonline.com and its author

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Source and credits: FMCSA / regulations.gov / overdriveonline.com / and Mario Pawlowski / iTrucker

 

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