Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) extended the ELDT compliance date. FMCSA amended its December 8, 2016 final rule, "Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators" (ELDT final rule), by extending the compliance date for the rule from February 7, 2020 to February 7, 2022.
- The FMCSA ELDT website is here. The site provides an overview of Entry-Level Driver Training and the Training Provider Registry and links information associated with ELDT.
- FMCSA ELDT frequently asked questions are here.
This Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles website explains the baseline for training requirements for entry-level drivers, who the ELDT does not apply to and what the FMCSA Training Provider Registry will retain. The site also includes information about exceptions for taking a skills test and FMCSA information sheets.