Press Releases

Commercial Vehicle Training Association Supports Entry Level Driver Training Rule Implementation

July 17, 2019


(Alexandria, VA) — The Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA) released the following statement on today’s announcement regarding the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Proposed Rulemaking to extend certain compliance deadlines of the Entry-Level Driver Training regulation: “We applaud the FMCSA for moving forward with the Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) regulation despite IT system implementation […]

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CVTA Launches New Entry-Level Driver Training Compliance Guide for Members

May 16, 2019


ALEXANDRIA, Va., The Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA) is releasing a three-part guidance publication, “Entry-Level Driver Training: Compliance Guide” to provide member schools the knowledge and support they need to comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) regulation. The program captures the lessons learned from CVTA’s ELDT Pilot Program […]

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New Research: Skills Testing Delays Costing US Economy $1.5 Billion Annually

January 10, 2019


New Research: Skills Testing Delays Costing US Economy $1.5 Billion Annually 6.4 million days of delays impact more than 250,000 workers    January 10, 2019   (Alexandria, Virginia) – The Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA) has released new research showing that commercial driver skills testing delays are responsible for $1.5 billion in annual economic losses for the […]

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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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