FMCSA admits challenges to under-21 driver pilot program
“The federal government’s primary trucking regulator conceded to lawmakers that it may be difficult to get enough qualified participants in its pilot project for drivers under 21 to make the project viable.” – According to the article in freightwaves.com and its author John Gallagher
“Testifying before the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on June 19, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) chief Ray Martinez confirmed that the under-21 military pilot project for interstate commercial truck drivers, for which the agency began taking applications in early June, will need at least 200 participants.” – Gallagher also wrote in his article.
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Source and credits: freightwaves.com / John Gallagher, Washington Correspondent