ERIC Number: ED344079
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
The U.S. Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986. Workforce & Workplace Literacy Series.
BCL Brief, n5 Oct 1991
This brief presents summary information about the U.S. Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986, which mandated the Commercial Driver's License Test (CDL); the compliance status of states and drivers to date; and a recently authorized government grants program that will help fund CDL adult education programs. It also provides contacts/references for a sampling of programs and resources that have been developed at the local, state, and national levels to help commercial drivers pass the CDL exam. Nine contacts are included: Indiana Governor's Voluntary Action Program; Real Opportunity for Advancement and Development, Pennsylvania Department of Education; Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy, Pennsylvania State University; Pennsylvania Department of Transportation; Virginia Adult Education and Literacy Resource Center, Virginia Commonwealth University; American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators; Amalgamated Transit Union; Literacy Skills Partners; and Columbia-Willamette Skill Builders Consortium. Each entry may contain the following: contact name, organization, address, telephone number, and program description. In addition, CDL state information phone numbers are listed. The seven references listed include descriptions and availability information. (NLA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Compliance (Legal), Driver Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Motor Vehicles, Occupational Safety and Health, Workplace Literacy
Business Council for Effective Literacy, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, 35th Floor, New York, NY 10020 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Business Council for Effective Literacy, New York, NY.