FMCSA PA Division Hosting Webinars On Entry Level Driving Training, Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse
The FMCSA Pennsylvania Division will be hosting FREE educational seminars designed to help carriers familiarize themselves with important safety programs impacting the motor carrier industry.
The webinars are scheduled to be held from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. on these dates–
— November 10: Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT). The Entry Level Driver Training requirements will take effect February 7, 2022. This session will provide an overview of the training requirements for future entry level drivers.
This seminar will also discuss the Training Provider Registry, which is now open.
After the effective date the ELDT requirements will apply to those: Obtaining a Class A or Class B CDL for the first time; and Upgrading an existing Class B CDL to a Class A CDL; Obtaining a school bus (S), passenger (P), or hazardous materials (H) endorsement for the first time.
— November 16: Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse (DACH): This session will include a review of the drug and alcohol clearinghouse, the requirements for employers and drivers, how to register and conduct queries, along with the use of consent forms and more.