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Commercial Driver's License Program Improvement Grants Current Fiscal Year Awards


To improve highway safety by ensuring that States are in compliance with the Federal regulations that require drivers of large trucks and buses to be qualified to obtain and hold the commercial driver’s license necessary to operate those vehicles.


49 U.S.C. § 31104 (2016), 49 U.S.C. § 31313 (2018), as amended by the FAST Act, Pub. L. No. § 114-94, §§ 5101(c) and 5104 (2015); Consolidated Appropriations Act 2019, Pub. L. No. 116-6.


49 U.S.C. §§ 31311, 31313 (2006), as amended.


States and the District of Columbia. For High Priority and Emerging Issues funding, eligible applicants include States, local governments, and other persons capable of conducting eligible work that is national in scope and benefit.

Type of Grant


Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 



Up to 15%



Alabama Law Enforcement Agency


Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles


Delaware Department of Transportation


Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles


Georgia Department of Driver Services


Idaho Transportation Department


Illinois Secretary of State


Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles


Indiana Supreme Court


Executive Office of the Commonwealth of Kentucky


Louisiana - Department of Public Safety


Supreme Court of Louisiana


Missouri Office of State Courts Administrator


Mississippi Department of Public Safety


NC Department of Transportation Div. of Motor Vehicles


Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles


New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission


The National Judicial College


New York State Department of Motor Vehicles


State of Ohio


PennDOT Safety Administration


South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles


State of Tennessee 


American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators


Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Motor Vehicles


National Center for State Courts


National District Attorneys Association


Wisconsin Department of Transportation


West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles


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