Entry-level drivers training
December 17,2021- Effective February 7, 2022, individuals seeking a commercial driver license in the State of Missouri will be required to complete theory and/or behind-the-wheel training as described in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) Part 380, Appendix A. This requirement applies to CDL applicants:
Obtaining a Class A or B CDL for the first time; or
Upgrading an existing Class B CDL to a Class A CDL; or
Obtaining a school bus (S), passenger (P), or hazardous materials (H) endorsement for the first
The ELDT regulations are not retroactive. Individuals holding a valid CDL, an unexpired commercial
learner's permit (CLP), or an S, P, or H endorsement issued prior to February 7, 2022 are not required to
take the respective training for that license or endorsement. Individuals exempted by their State from CDL or testing requirements are also exempt from the ELDT requirements.
CDL applicants will be required to select a training provider listed on the Training Provider Registry
website at https://tpr.fmcsa.dot.gov to complete their required entry-level driver training. Only training
providers that have registered with and been approved by FMCSA will appear on this list. When
registering, training providers will be required to self-certify that they meet all the Federal requirements in
the ELDT regulations, as well as any applicable State requirements.
If you or your members have questions about this or any other regulations within our purview, please
contact State Programs Specialist Christopher Luebbert at 573-636-1029, and he will be happy to
discuss with you or your members at your convenience.
How to register: https://tpr.fmcsa.dot.gov/content/Resources/TPR-How-To-Register.pdf