Report on CDL Skills Test Delays (FAST Act - Section 5506)

Section 5506 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, 2015 (FAST Act) requires the Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to submit a report that: -Describes, for each State, the status of skills testing for applicants for a commercial driver’s license, including: --The average wait time from the date an applicant requests to take a skills test to the date the applicant has the opportunity to complete such test. --The average wait time from the date an applicant, upon failure of a skills test, requests a retest to the date the applicant has the opportunity to complete such retest. --The actual number of qualified commercial driver’s license examiners available to test applicants. --The number of testing sites available through the State department of motor vehicles and whether this number has increased or decreased from the previous year. -Describes specific steps that the Administrator is taking to address skills testing delays in States that have average skills test or retest wait times of more than 7 days from the date an applicant requests to test or retest to the date the applicant has the opportunity to complete such test or retest.

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Managing Organizations:

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Michel, Nicole

  • Start Date: 20161000
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01625940
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 14 2017 2:47PM