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Federal Ban on Texting for Commercial Truck Drivers

Effective immediately, commercial truck drivers and bus drivers (operators of vehicles transporting at least eight passengers) are banned from texting. Violators face penalties up to $2,750.


1.  If you have a Medical Certificate issued by one of the following:  

       Tonya Yawn-Lewis, NP            John Glenn, MD            Mark Griffis, MD 

  •  The deadline to submit to DDS a valid med cert, issued by a certified Medical Examiner on the National Registry, was 5/20/2017.

  •  If you did not submit a valid med cert, you can no longer operate a CMV beginning on 5/20/2017.

  •  If you have questions, feel free to call our Customer Contact Center at 678-413-8400.

 2.  Effective May 1, 2017 a $50.00 testing fee will be required for EACH CDL Road Test skills testing attempt.

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