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  Legislation Would Remove Some Requirements for CDL

Photo: Transportation Today

  From Transportation Today:

Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. Senate would create exceptions for Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) required to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL). The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act created the EDLT in 2012. It went into effect earlier this year.

ELDT applies to individuals seeking to obtain a Class A or B CDL for the first time; a Passenger, HAZMAT, or School Bus endorsement for the first time; or are upgrading from a Class B CDL to a Class A CDL or a Class C CDL to a Class B CDL.........................


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  Bus Safety Features Save Texas Operator’s Life in Crash

Tom Walters - Photo: King's Highway / Bus & Motorcoach News

  From Bus & Motorcoach News:

Tom Walters considers it a miracle that he survived the crash of his bus earlier this year. Walters named his motorcoach business King's Highway because he has felt blessed since starting it in Lubbock, Texas, more than 25 years ago. The company has been the official ground transportation for the Texas Tech men's and women's basketball teams for five years, and for the university's athletics program for 11 years.

On Jan. 6, 2021, he was heading to Ames, Iowa, to pick up the Texas Tech men's basketball team that was flying into the city. He had about 90 minutes left on his drive before stopping for the evening when he looked up and saw a vehicle way over on the shoulder.

"Just as I'm coming up to that vehicle, they swept across the road, all the way across. And it happened so fast, it just pulled me down in the median," Walters said of the crash...............................

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  Nuvve's Platform Aggregates Buses Back to Electrical Grid

This project is a collaborative effort between San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E), CVUSD, and Nuvve. Photo: Nuvve / School Bus Fleet

  From School Bus Fleet:

Nuvve announced its GIVe software platform successfully aggregated Cajon Valley Union School District (CVUSD) buses into a virtual power plant (VPP) and discharged electricity back to the grid, according to the company's news release.

The aggregation took place during one of nine heat events in California, according to Nuvve. During the nine separate heat events, Nuvve said it used the buses to discharge 650 kWh of energy back to the grid.

This project is a collaborative effort between San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E), CVUSD, and Nuvve, according to.................................




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