Trucking Hopeful for More Driver-Training Aid as Obama, Congress Look to Expand Programs

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Don LefeveThe Article contains an interview with CVTA President & CEO, Don Lefeve.

By Daniel P. Bearth, Staff Writer

This story appears in the Feb. 17 print edition of Transport Topics.

Recent moves by President Obama and congressional leaders to expand job-training programs are raising hopes the government will do more to help individuals learn to be truck drivers, industry officials said...

“WIA is a valuable and significant source of funding for students looking to get trained [as truck drivers],” said Don Lefeve, president of the Commercial Vehicle Training Association in Springfield, Va. “Passage of legislation is a priority for us and our members.”... Continue reading.