FMCSA to propose CDL skills testing by third-party instructors
“Federal regulators are considering giving states more flexibility to conduct commercial driver’s license (CDL) skills tests to reduce testing delays, cut costs for third-party testers and applicants, and speed driver hiring.” – According to the article in freightwaves.com and its author John Gallagher
“The proposal, announced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on June 27, would lift federal rules barring third-party CDL skills instructors to perform both the instruction and qualifying testing for the same driver applicant, placing the discretion to allow for that at the state level.” – Gallagher also wrote in his article.
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Source and credits: freightwaves.com / John Gallagher, Washington Correspondent