On August 22, 2016, FMCSA proposed a pilot program to meet the requirements of section 5404 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. FMCSA proposed a pilot program to allow a limited number of individuals ages 18, 19, and 20 to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce, if they have received specified heavy-vehicle driver training while in military service and were hired by a participating motor carrier. This notice provides the details of the pilot program and responds to comments received in response to the August 22, 2016 notice.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Selden Fritschner, Commercial Driver’s License Division, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001, by email at Selden.Fritschner@dot.gov, or by telephone at (202) 366-0677. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, contact Docket Services, telephone (202) 366-9826.