December 3, 2012
New Federal Law Makes It Easier for Veterans to Get Commercial Drivers' Licenses
President Obama last month signed into the law the
Military Commercial Drivers' License (CDL) Act of 2012
, making it easier for veterans to obtain CDLs. A driver needs a CDL to operate a large truck or bus.
Under thel aw
, service men and women will be able to obtain CDLs in the state where they are stationed, regardless of their permanent residence. Previously, states could not issue CDLs to a person who was not a permanent resident.
12/03/2012 02:45:00 PM
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