Q1. Will the CMV Operator Grant Program be available in Fiscal Year 2010?
A1. In the authorizing legislation, the grant was available from Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 though FY 2009. Renewal is contingent upon Congressional reauthorization.
Q1. How long are the grants available?
A1. Grants are available for one year upon execution of the grant agreement.
Q1. How much is typically awarded?
A1. Grants range in amounts from $50,000 to $222,000. The amount of award is at the discretion of the FMCSA.
Q1. How many drivers has the grant been responsible for training?
A1. The program has granted over 35 eligible applicants with funding to train approximately 700 CMV operators.