Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration December 22, 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Commercial Driver's License Standards; Application for Exemption; Volvo Trucks North America, Inc
Document Number: E6-21913
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-22
Agency: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
The FMCSA announces that Volvo Trucks North America, Inc. (Volvo) has applied for an exemption from the Federal requirement that drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) have a commercial driver's license (CDL). Volvo requests that the exemption cover three Swedish engineers who will test-drive CMVs for Volvo within the United States. Each of the three Volvo employees currently holds a Swedish CDL. Volvo states that it requests the exemption to support Volvo field tests on future air-quality standards and to evaluate the performance of Volvo vehicles in ``real world'' environments.