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Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Safety Training Grant

Purpose

To train operators and future operators in the safe use of Commercial Motor Vehicles with the priority for training current former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, including National Gaurd members and Reservists, as well as certain military family members.

Authorization

49 U.S.C. § § 31103 and 31104 (2016), as amended by the FAST Act Pub. L. No. 114-94, §§ 5101(b) and 5101(c) (2015); Consolidated Appropriations Act 2019, Pub. L. No. 116-6.

Statute

49 U.S.C. §§ 31104(i), 31301 Historical and Statutory Notes (2006) as amended.

Grantees

Persons who train operators of CMVs as defined by 31301 of Title 49 (i.e., accredited post-secondary educational institutions (public or private); such as colleges, universities, vocational-technical schools, associations, and truck driver training schools.) 

Type of Grant

Discretionary 

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number

20.235 

Match

Not more than 15% 

Last updated: Wednesday, October 7, 2020