USDOT awards more than $77M in grants to improve commercial vehicle safety

USDOT awards more than $77M in grants to improve commercial vehicle safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has awarded $77.3 million in grants to states and educational institutions to enhance commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety.

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has awarded $77.3 million in grants to states and educational institutions to enhance commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety.

FMCSA grants awarded include:

  • $43.3 million in High Priority (HP) grants to enhance states’ commercial motor vehicle safety efforts and advance technological capability within states.
  • $32 million in Commercial Driver’s License Program Implementation (CDLPI) grants to enhance efforts by states to improve the national commercial driver’s license (CDL) program.
  • $2 million in Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Safety Training (CMV-OST) grants to 16 education institutions to help train veterans for jobs as commercial bus and truck drivers.

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