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DOT/FMCSA RIN: 2126-AB99 Publication ID: Fall 2017 
Title: Military Licensing and State CDL Reciprocity 

This rule would allow certain military drivers to apply for State CDLs without taking and passing the general knowledge test, if they have successfully completed an approved military training program, which would reduce regulatory burdens on these eligible veterans. This rulemaking implements part of section 5401 of the FAST Act.

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 383   
Legal Authority: FAST Act   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
NPRM  Statutory  The FAST Act required modifications to regulations not later than December 31, 2016.  12/31/2016 
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/12/2017  82 FR 26894   
NPRM Comment Period End  08/11/2017 
NPRM Comment Period End  08/11/2017 
Final Rule  03/00/2018 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Selden Fritschner
Department of Transportation
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-0677