July 15, 2024



Federal government will allow TEENAGERS to drive big rigs from state to state in apprenticeship test program in an effort to ease supply chain backlog

Daily Mail UK

The federal government will let teens drive transports throughout the nation in a move it hopes will alleviate the supply chain crisis – but the initiative is being panned by critics who fear it could lead to disaster.

The new apprenticeship program deviates from current law – which requires truckers crossing state lines to be at least 21 years old – by allowing 18- to 20-year-old drivers to travel beyond their home states.

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