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Commercial Driver’s License Standards: Regulatory Guidance Concerning Third Party Testers Conducting the Knowledge Test, 87 Fed. Reg. 6045 (Feb. 3, 2022)

FR-87FR6045(2022-02-03)

Federal Register Title and Cite

Commercial Driver’s License Standards: Regulatory Guidance Concerning Third Party Testers Conducting the Knowledge Test, 87 Fed. Reg. 6045 (Feb. 3, 2022)

The Federal Register text can be found on the Federal Register website. To view the Federal Register text, use the link below.

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2022/02/03/2022-02165/commercial-drivers-license-standards-regulatory-guidance-concerning-third-party-testers-conducting

Federal Register Description/Summary

FMCSA amends its regulatory guidance to explain that FMCSA's current statutory authorities and regulations do not prohibit third party testers from administering the commercial driver's license knowledge tests for all classes and endorsements. SDLAs may accept the results of knowledge tests administered by third party testers in accordance with existing knowledge test standards and requirements set forth in 49 CFR part 383, subparts G and H.

Contact Info: FMCSA Commercial Driver’s License Division, CDLcompliance@dot.gov

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Note: This guidance document does not have the force and effect of law and is not meant to bind the public in any way.  It is intended only to provide information and clarity regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.

Regulatory Topic: Commercial Driver’s License Standards; Third Party Testing
Effective Date: Thursday, February 3, 2022
Issued Date: Thursday, February 3, 2022