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Driving Force Tip: Don’t Let the ELDT Requirements Slow Down Your Hiring Process … Know the Facts


Who is required to take Entry-Level Driving Training?

A driver who holds a CLP that was issued before Feb. 7, 2022, but the CLP expires before the driver applies for his or her CDL


A driver who obtains a CLP on or after Feb. 7, 2022.

ELDT training will be required to do any of the following:

  • Obtain a Class A or Class B CDL for the first time.
  • Upgrade an existing Class B CDL to a Class A CDL.
  • Obtain a school bus (S), passenger (P), or hazardous materials (H) endorsement for the first time.

ABA has partnered with Prevost to provide driver training. For more information on the training and to take the courses, click here

FMCSA has created a fact sheet for more information.

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