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October 28, 2014

FMCSA awards $1M to train, place vets in driving careers

The grant program program was established by Congress in 2005 to expand the number of CDL holders possessing enhanced operator safety training to help reduce the severity and number of crashes on U.S. roads involving large trucks and buses.


February 12, 2014

FMCSA proposes drug, alcohol testing clearinghouse

Would would make it easier to determine whether a bus or truck driver is prohibited from operating a commercial motor vehicle for failing to comply with federal drug and alcohol regulations, including mandatory testing.


November 11, 2013

FMCSA to ease CDL requirements for vets, military

Exploring other ways to ease the transition from military occupations to jobs requiring CDLs, including waiving the requirements for pre-employment drug testing for recently discharged military personnel based on their recent participation in random drug testing programs run by the military.


April 26, 2013

FMCSA removes redundant licensing requirement

Put in place by Congress in 1986 before the advent of widespread computerization and shared data portals, the regulation eliminated required CDL holders to report out-of-state traffic convictions to their home-state licensing agency.


March 6, 2012

Driving school linked to Va. bus crash loses license

Prosecutors say the school was getting commercial driver's licenses for people without the necessary skills.


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