According to a recent article released by Overdrive, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a new waiver for former military members. These members that operated commercial-type vehicles in the service are now exempt from taking a CDL skills test for one year following their departure from the military. This is an extension from the previously granted 90 day exemption that was passed in 2011.
The agency has also spent over $1 million on six driving schools that will help train former military members to become truck drivers.
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