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ELDT And What It Means When Getting Your CDL

February 10, 2022

ELDT And What It Means When Getting Your CDL Teaser
To ensure that new drivers meet a standard level of safety, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has created the Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) mandate. The ELDT establishes a uniform national benchmark to ensure all new drivers have the same safety skills regardless of their licensed state, the truck driving school or CDL training program where they learned to drive. In this article, we address some frequently ask questions surrounding the topic of ELDT.

Update 2/10/2021: There have been reports that certain DMVs are turning away students who are trying to get the Commercial Learners Permit (CLP), which is not supposed to be happening. If you go to a DMV and are told you need to pass the theory portion of your training first, give them this information:

24. Sequence of ELDT
 
In [the] final rule, FMCSA retains the approach proposed in the NPRM; there is no mandatory order in which the theory, BTW-range, and BTW-public road training must be administered nor does the rule require that theory training must be completed before obtaining a CLP.
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About Paid CDL Truck Driver Training in Indiana

February 04, 2022

About Paid CDL Truck Driver Training in Indiana Teaser
Learn more about paid CDL Training in an Indiana truck driving with Roehl Transport. 
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Tim Norlin Interview on Road Dog Radio’s Women in Trucking Show on Sirius XM

February 03, 2022

Tim Norlin Interview on Road Dog Radio’s Women in Trucking Show on Sirius XM Teaser
Tim Norlin, Roehl Transport's Vice President of Driver Employment, sits down for an interview with Ellen Voie, the President & CEO of the Women in Trucking (WIT) Association to discuss driver training, in addition to several other topics. Roehl Transport has been name a Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation.
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