Press Releases

CVTA and Co-Sponsor FASTPORT Receive National Standard Apprenticeship Program Approval from the Department of Labor

May 21, 2018


Partnership to Assist in Training Apprenticeship-Ready Truck Drivers Today, the Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA) announced that it received approval from the Department of Labor (DOL) to be listed as a National Standard Registered Apprenticeship Program for professional truck drivers. This designation will allow CVTA member carriers to compete for discretionary apprenticeship grants and fund […]

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CVTA AND TENSTREET ENTER INTO EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP TO INCREASE APPLICATION EFFICIENCY PROCESS

May 3, 2018


During CVTA’s Spring Conference, the association and Tenstreet – an integrated driver recruiting software company – announced an exclusive partnership that will give CVTA school members free access to the company’s Tenstreet for Schools Tier One. Free access to the service is available for CVTA school members when they agree to an annual training of […]

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CVTA ANNOUNCES CURRICULUM DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS

May 2, 2018


Prior to the kickoff of its 2018 Spring Conference, CVTA President Don Lefeve announced an exclusive deal that extends substantial savings on Bumper to Bumper’s EASY CDL online training curriculum and platform to school members. “This latest offering with Mike Byrnes & Associates provides our members the opportunity to take advantage of significant savings to […]

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CVTA Congratulates Ray Martinez as FMCSA Administrator

February 14, 2018


CVTA President & CEO Don Lefeve issued the following statement regarding the Senate’s confirmation of Ray Martinez as Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). “We applaud the Senate’s confirmation of Mr. Martinez as the FMCSA’s Administrator. We look forward to working with Administrator Martinez on issues affecting commercial driving schools, the growing […]

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CVTA President Responds to President Trump’s State of the Union Address

January 31, 2018


CVTA President Don Lefeve issued the following response to President Trump’s State of the Union address. “CVTA applauds President Trump’s focus on rebuilding our nations’ infrastructure, workforce development, and expansion of vocational training. Renewed investments in our deteriorating highways and bridges, and our workforce development system are long overdue. Truck drivers are the backbone of […]

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CVTA Announces Exclusive Partnership with Bridgestone Americas

December 21, 2017


Associations’ Truck Driver Training Program Members to Realize Discounts on Tires and Retreads Today, the Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA) – the largest association representing commercial truck driver training programs in the United States – announced an exclusive deal for its members on tires and retreads with Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone). The deal will provide significant savings […]

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CVTA’s President & CEO Responds to President Trump’s Plan to Cut $1 Billion in Grants for Workforce Training

May 23, 2017


Today, CVTA President & CEO Don Lefeve issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s FY 2018 budget and urging members of Congress to support funding for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) at authorized levels. “We are disappointed by the Trump administration’s proposal to drastically cut Workforce Innovation and Opportunities (WIOA) Act grants by […]

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CVTA Applauds California’s Transportation Committee’s Bipartisan Effort to Reduce Skills Testing Delays

April 25, 2017


Earlier today, CVTA President & CEO Don Lefeve issued the following statement about the California Assembly Transportation Committee’s passage of A.B. 301 that would work to resolve the states’ commercial driver license (CDL) skills testing delays. “Yesterday, the state of California took a giant step towards reducing the time it takes an individual seeking a commercial drivers’ […]

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CVTA Applauds New Jersey Legislatures for Its Bipartisan Effort to Reduce Skills Testing Delays

February 7, 2017


Earlier today, CVTA President & CEO Don Lefeve issued the following statement about the enactment of New Jersey’s law to solve commercial driver license (CDL) skills testing delays: “Yesterday, the State of New Jersey took a giant step towards reducing the time it takes an individual seeking a commercial drivers’ license (CDL) to secure a […]

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CVTA Applauds FMCSA’s Entry-level Driver Training Final Rule

December 7, 2016


After 25 years of working to develop a rule that advances driver safety through training, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released its Final Rule on Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT). CVTA commends the FMCSA for focusing on performance and process, both in the classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction, as the rule underscores the importance of training in […]

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