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A CDL Plan with a Major Flaw

Posted on: April 9th, 2014 by Gary Bricken No Comments

It was almost a quarter century ago that the national commercial driver’s license, aka the CDL, replaced a hodgepodge of individual state requirements for a commercial license. That was actually a good idea at the time. The requirements varied so greatly from state to state that the employer, the shipper, and the public had little, […]

New Mexico bill allows for do-overs

Posted on: February 21st, 2014 by Alice Deters No Comments

The driver shortage is being cited as the motivation for a trucking policy change that passed last week in the New Mexico Senate. The bill, which passed in a 32-8 vote, allowed prospective truck drivers more chances to pass the written test required to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL). The bill was sponsored by […]