Military veterans in Illinois now have an easier path to obtaining a commercial driver’s license with the signing of a new law that allows certain veterans to waive the CDL knowledge written test.
In order to qualify for the waiver, CDL applicants have to meet the following qualifications:
“I am pleased to help make it easier for our military veterans to find employment based on their previous military driving service,” said Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White. “These are individuals who have given so much of themselves for the greater good of this nation. There is no greater honor than serving your country, and we should do our part to help these heroes find jobs suitable to their skills and experiences. That’s what this new law does.”