CDL bill will help fill truck driver jobs

A new bill recently passed by Congress will make it easier for veterans to obtain truck driver jobs.

The Military Commercial Drivers License Act of 2012 is a bill that will ease the transition of recent veterans into jobs as commercial truck drivers.

The bill, which would allow uniformed servicemembers to get a CDL where they are stationed, rather than in their home state, will make it easier for soldiers and sailors to move from military to civilian life.

American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves thanked the House and Senate for quickly passing the Military Commercial Drivers License Act of 2012, a bill that will ease the transition of recent veterans into jobs as commercial truck drivers.

As the economy continues to recover, it is becoming ever more challenging for trucking companies to find qualified drivers to move America