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Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP): Connell High School; Application for Exemption

Notice of application for exemption; request for comments.

FMCSA announces that Connell High School (CHS) of Connell, WA, has applied for an exemption beginning September 2024 to allow students under the age of 18 who are enrolled in CHS's Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Program to obtain a Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP). Students participating in the program would obtain a CLP at the age of 17 and receive 180 hours of classroom, field, and drive time instruction before obtaining a CDL at the age of 18. FMCSA requests public comment on the applicant's request for exemption.

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