Illinois waives commercial driving test for some veterans



Veterans no longer must take a written test to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License as long if they operated a large truck in the military in 2016.

Secretary of State Jesse White made the announcement last month, saying veterans should be assisted to “find jobs suitable to their skills and experiences.”

Ron Leek owns the Rockford-based R.L. Leek Industries Inc., which employs 80 drivers. He hopes the written test waiver will be incentive for more drivers to join the declining driving industry and says his company welcomes veterans.

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