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This package was developed by Trucksafe Consulting, LLC for carriers seeking to participate in the FMCSA’s Safe Driver Apprenticeship Pilot Program, allowing qualified 18-21 year olds to operate in interstate commerce. It includes documents, forms, policies, and releases to help those carriers comply with the Pilot Program’s requirements and to minimize their exposure to regulatory enforcement and highway accidents. 


Included with this package is a 15% off coupon code for Trucksafe Consulting's innovative DOT compliance training courses through Trucksafe Academy, which are perfect for carriers to train younger drivers on their compliance obligations. 


Documents included:

  • Apprenticeship Policy (outlining minimum standards and expectations)
  • Apprentice Acknowledgement & Release (necessary to transmit required reports to FMCSA)
  • Experienced Driver Qualification Form (detailing and documenting minimum standards for those that must accompany apprentices)
  • Monthly Reporting Spreadsheet (to help carriers gather required data to report to FMCSA)
  • Incident Report (for documenting and reporting certain violations and accidents to FMCSA)
  • Apprentice Assessment Form (for documenting apprentice performance)
  • In-Cab Notice (to notify law enforcement that a qualified apprentice is operating the CMV)

18-21 Apprenticeship Program Package

  • This package includes .pdf, .docx, and .xls documents, which are contained in a downloadable .zip folder. Use of the document is governed by our Terms & Conditions, including the prohibition on unauthorized reproduction and distribution.

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