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FMCSA Seeks Public Comment on Pilot Program to Allow Drivers Ages 18-20 to Operate Commercial Motor Vehicles in Interstate Commerce

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it is seeking public comment on a potential pilot program that would allow drivers ages 18-20 to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce.

“Commercial trucks and buses are essential to a thriving national economy, and the Department wants to ensure the public has an opportunity to comment on this important potential change,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.

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Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Research to Support FMCSA Implementation of Beyond Compliance Process and Program (FAST Act, Section 5222)

Goal:

To provide a foundation of studies, experience, data on technology and safety program effectiveness, and potential methodologies and evaluation approaches to support implementation of the “Beyond Compliance” requirements outlined in Section 5222 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, 2015 (FAST Act).

Background:

The FAST Act requires the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to allow recognition, including credit or an improved Safety Measurement System (SMS) percentile, for motor carriers th
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Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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