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U.S Department of Transportation Issues Final Rule to Streamline Process for Aspiring Truck and Bus Drivers

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a final rule to streamline the process for men and women interested in entering the trucking workforce. The new rule will allow states to permit a third-party skills test examiner to administer the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) skills test to applicants to whom the examiner has also provided skills training.

Which foreign country’s Commercial Licenses are reciprocally recognized for operating a CMV in the United States?

Cross-border commercial and non-Commercial Driver License Requirements

FAQ001:  Which foreign country’s Commercial Licenses are reciprocally recognized for operating a CMV in the United States?

Answer: The only foreign commercial driver licenses (CDLs) that are accepted in the United States are from the federal government of Mexico and provinces and territories in Canada.  The United States has CDL reciprocity agreements with...