PHMSA Extends Enforcement Discretion Policy For CDL Driver HAZMAT Training
The Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced an extension of the agency’s March 24, 2020 enforcement discretion policy (waiver) regarding reoccurring hazardous material training and testing requirements for CDL drivers.
While the waiver is in effect, PHMSA will take no enforcement action against any motor carrier or offeror who is unable to provide reoccurring hazardous material training and testing that all CDL HAZMAT drivers (and all HAZMAT employees) must undergo every three years.
The original enforcement waiver expired on June 24, 2020. PHMSA’s announcement this week extends the waiver through October 31, 2020.