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CDL comment periodextended to May 23

CDL comment periodextended to May 23

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended the time for comments on its proposal for minimum training requirements for entry-level commercial vehicle operators to May 23, according to information published in the Federal Register March 24.

The initial deadline was March 25. FMCSA proposed that following a certain date, persons applying for new or upgraded CDLs would be required to successfully complete specified minimum classroom and behind-the-wheel training from an accredited institution or program. The proposed rule (49 CFR Parts 380, 383, and 384) would not apply to drivers who currently possess a CDL or obtain a CDL before a date three years after a final rule goes into effect.

More information is available about the proposal online in the Federal Register..

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