When Applying At Millis

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918Girl's Comment
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I have my Commercial Learner's Permit. I am filling out an application for Millis. I added my Class D drivers license. Do I also need to add the Permit as a license or just not add it? If I do need to add it, when it asks if it is a Commercial Driver's License do I check 'yes' or 'no?'

I'm feeling like such a blonde! confused.gif

Thanks in advance!

Nicole

OtrEscapeArtist's Comment
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Is your permit valid? If it is add it, can't hurt I would think. If they don't need it then no harm or foul...Good luck too you!!

OtrEscapeArtist's Comment
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A permit is a classification of a CDL..😀....Its a license to operate a CMV with a CDL holder along for the ride (front seat ride that is)

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

CMV:

Commercial Motor Vehicle

A CMV is a vehicle that is used as part of a business, is involved in interstate commerce, and may fit any of these descriptions:

  • Weighs 10,001 pounds or more
  • Has a gross vehicle weight rating or gross combination weight rating of 10,001 pounds or more
  • Is designed or used to transport 16 or more passengers (including the driver) not for compensation
  • Is designed or used to transport 9 or more passengers (including the driver) for compensation
  • Is transporting hazardous materials in a quantity requiring placards
Pete B.'s Comment
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You may add your permit as a license, but you should not check "yes" re: it being a CDL , because it is not... it's a CLP. The difference between the two is night and day.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

CLP:

Commercial Learner's Permit

Before getting their CDL, commercial drivers will receive their commercial learner's permit (CLP) upon passing the written portion of the CDL exam. They will not have to retake the written exam to get their CDL.

918Girl's Comment
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Thanks for your help guys! Yes, my permit is valid. It's less than 8 hours old!! And thanks for pointing that out Pete. It's CLEAR now.

Pete B.'s Comment
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Hey, congratulations on getting your permit! It's very exciting, isn't it? Best of luck with Millis!!

Rainy D.'s Comment
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In most states you have the same # for your permit as your DL or CDL. so by giving your # they will see it when they pull yoir record. But to state you have a CDL is misleading.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
918Girl's Comment
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Hey, congratulations on getting your permit! It's very exciting, isn't it? Best of luck with Millis!!

Thank you Pete! Yes, I am super excited!!

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