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Commercial Driver's License: Tornado Bus Company; Application for Exemption

Notice of application for exemption; request for comments.

FMCSA has received an application from the Tornado Bus Company (Tornado) requesting an exemption for its drivers who currently hold a Mexican Licencia Federal de Conductor from the following provisions of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs); general entry- level driver training (ELDT) requirements; the commercial driver's license (CDL) knowledge test required to obtain a commercial learner's permit (CLP); the skills test required for CLP holders to obtain a CDL; and the knowledge and skills test requirements for a CDL passenger endorsement. Tornado specifically requests the exemption for its drivers who have been granted permanent resident status from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and have over two years' experience driving in the United States and Mexico. FMCSA requests public comment on Tornado's application for exemption.

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