49 U.S.C. § 31307 - Minimum training requirements for operators of longer combination vehicles

Cite as:49 U.S.C. § 31307
Currency:Current through P.L. 116-259 (12/23/2020)

(a) DEFINITION.-In this section, "longer combination vehicle" means a vehicle consisting of a truck tractor and more than one trailer or semitrailer that operates on the Dwight D. Eisenhower System of Interstate and Defense Highways with a gross vehicle weight of more than 80,000 pounds.

(b) REQUIREMENTS.-The Secretary of Transportation shall maintain regulations establishing minimum training requirements for operators of longer combination vehicles. The training shall include certification of an operator's proficiency by an instructor who has met the requirements established by the Secretary.

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