CDL

FMCSA sets new state CDL testing standards

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a final rule that will revise testing and standards for commercial driver’s licenses and commercial learner’s permits.

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Does Anne Ferro have a driver’s license?

At MATS 2013, Wendy "got to meet her and ask her the solitary question I had for the only high-ranking government official I've ever met."

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Illinois OKs temp licenses for illegal immigrants

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn soon is expected to sign legislation that will allow residents to apply for driver’s licenses, regardless of immigration status.

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Turkey day dispatch: More docs with CDLs needed?

"We need more thanks paid to the nation's drivers for the jobs you do day-in day-out. Clearly there's a dearth of it in many quarters."

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New $10K scholarship to be awarded to sidelined driver

Drivers sidelined from trucking for medical reasons are asked to submit applications for the trade-school scholarship via the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund by Nov. 15.

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‘Monkey Gouger’ Jimmy Ardis in Real Life Trucking Hero running

The owner-operator is one of several up for the Progressive Commercial contest's $15,000 grand prize. Vote by October 31 to register your support for your favorite contenderss.

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Long-haul pride lives in new generation

Around the internet, a new generation of drivers and owner-operators is reaching out to those who've come before.

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Weigh station bypassing — there’s an app for that

The PreClear bypass system is the first bypass system to supply driving-record information to enforcement personnel to help determine whether to bypass.

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More O/O challenges: Image, health, parking…

After primary reporting on owner-operators' top five challenges, sources offer their personal sixth -- from parking, training standards and health to driver image and industry unity to influence public opinion and regulatory direction.

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​CDL health registry about to launch

Beginning May 21, 2014, drivers must obtain any medical examination from a certified examiner.

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