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Training needed for over-the-road drivers

There are uniform federally-mandated knowledge and training requirements before a person can receive a commercial driver’s license (CDL). The current regulations do not include training for many of the issues faced by long-haul truck drivers, despite the fact that Congress … Continue reading

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Who Needs a CDL? Understanding the Requirements

Much like how flying a single-engine plane is different than piloting a jumbo commercial jet, driving a sedan with groceries in the backseat is different than operating an 18-wheeler with thousands of pounds of freight on the trailer. Driving a … Continue reading

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Commercial Driver’s License Standards Getting Tighter in 2011

You don’t have to be a truck accident attorney to recognize this as good news: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is toughening standards for commercial driver’s license (CLD) testing and setting new minimum Federal standards for states to issue the … Continue reading

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