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Training needed for over-the-road drivers

There are uniform federally-mandated knowledge and training requirements before a person can receive a commercial driver’s license (CDL). The current regulations do not include training for many of the issues faced by long-haul truck drivers, despite the fact that Congress mandated such standards be addressed in the 1990s. While managing my law practice, I obtained …

Who Needs a CDL? Understanding the Requirements

Much like how flying a single-engine plane is different than piloting a jumbo commercial jet, driving a sedan with groceries in the backseat is different than operating an 18-wheeler with thousands of pounds of freight on the trailer. Driving a commercial vehicle requires a different skill set, and in recognition of that fact the federal …

Commercial Driver’s License Standards Getting Tighter in 2011

You don’t have to be a truck accident attorney to recognize this as good news: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is toughening standards for commercial driver’s license (CLD) testing and setting new minimum Federal standards for states to issue the commercial learner’s permit (CLP). These changes, part of a three-year effort to improve the driver …

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