FMCSA allotted nearly $80M for CMV safety: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s(FMCSA), planned to improve the national CDL program and enhance the commercial vehicle safety efforts. The main aim of FMCAS grants is to help the train veterans to promoted their jobs as a commercial truck and bus drivers.
The Department of US Transportation’s(FMCSA) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proclaimedto release grants which will be helps to enhance commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety. FMCSA awarded $80 millions grants to states and educational institutes to reach the goals of CDL program.
In the recent statement U.S. Transportation Secretary, Elaine L. Chao shares info about grants. These $80 millioncritical safety funds are help full to boost commercial motor vehicle and road safety. This is one if the highest funding level awarded by US Transportation’s (FMCSA) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
This agenda tells the how US Transportation’s (FMCSA) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was planned their things to improve the motor vehicle safety and also looking to create jobs in motor sector.
FMCSA declared the ensuingbelow grants:
- To enhance the states’ commercial motor vehicle safety efforts and improve the advance technological capabilities within states FMCSA fixed $45 million as high priority (HP) grants.
- To enhance the efforts by states to improve the national commercial driver’s license (CDL) program and commercial driver’s license program implementation (CDLPI) FMCSA fixed $32.7 million grants for this program.
- To help train veterans for jobs as commercial bus and truck drivers and commercial motor vehicle operator safety training (CMVOST) grants $2 millions to 20 educational institutions.
I think these grants were definitely improve the standards of commercial motor vehicle safety efforts and implementing the new technologies. The commercial driver’s license (CDL) program and commercial motor vehicle operator’s safety training (CMVOST) will helps to commercial truck and bus drivers.
Trump administration’s commitment to falling crashes and refining safety on America’s roadways, this highest-level funding will surely support the FMCSA’s states and local safety partners. FMCSA Deputy Administrator Jim Mullen says these critical funds will directly give to our states, local communities, and educational institutions.
TheFederal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA), HP grants package includes the both HP-commercial motor vehicle (HP-CMV) grants and HP-innovative Technology Deployment (HP-ITD) grants. HP-CMV grants are planned to delivereconomic assistance to state commercial vehicle safety efforts and HP-ITD packageoffers financial assistance to developmentof technological capability and endorse the deployment of intelligent transportation system applications for CMV operations. Here is the full list for the year – HP grant recipients is available here.
The CDLPI grant package will enhance the driver’s license standards and programs and also supports the financial assistance to states to achieve compliances and also for other entities capable of executing national projects
Additionally, the CDLPI grant program provides financial assistance to other entities capable of executing national projects. Here is the full list of CDLPI grant recipients can be found here.
CMVOST grant program consists variety of commercial truck and bus driving training which will be held by colleges, universities, vocational-technical schools, truck driver training schools, associations, and state and local governments. Find here full listing of this year’s grant recipients can be found here.
FMCSA’s provided60% of grants to states and local communities.
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