The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced a final rule that makes it easier for individuals with a stable insulin regimen and properly controlled insulin-treated diabetes mellitus to become qualified to operate a commercial vehicle in interstate commerce.
Pilot Program to Allow Under-21 Veterans to Drive Trucks in Interstate Commerce
The U.S. DOT plans to launch a pilot program that would allow 18-20 year olds who have the military equivalent of a commercial driver’s license to operate large trucks in interstate commerce. The results could play a vital role in lowering the age of eligibility for some truck drivers.