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TSA Moves to Streamline Hazmat Endorsement Process

Thursday, March 26, 2020  
Posted by: Dana Walker
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The Transportation Security Administration has issued an interim exemption that will allow

 

drivers with a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) to obtain a hazardous materials endorsement without going through additional security checks.

The TSA Modernization Act passed in October 2018 allows states to issue a hazmat endorsement on a state-issued CDL to a driver who holds a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential. This provision allows states to use the existing TWIC to verify the completion of the TSA security threat assessment.

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