Cdl Test, Clp Test

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iTruck2007's Comment
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Hey guys,

I once heard, if one Fails their Cdl/Clp permit Test, 3 times they have to Wait 1 whole Year, for a Re-Take.

1.Is it True? 3.Did You, have to a Year, to Re-Take? 3.What States Allow more Re-Takes? 4.If not a Year, then how long?

Thanks God Bless

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.

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Well each state sets their own rules for that kind of stuff, so it depends on where you live.

Also, the testing to get your permit and endorsements is the first set of tests you'll take and they're all written tests. Then to get your actual CDL license you'll have a different set of tests. You'll take a road test, a backing test, and you'll have to do a pre-trip inspection.

The rules for failing those two sets of tests are probably different from each other so find out the specifics of both.

If you use our High Road CDL Training Program to prepare for your CDL permit and endorsements you sure as heck will not have to worry about failing your written permit and endorsement tests. You'll blast through them like they're nothing. Our High Road Program is spectacular, and it's also free to use.

Pre-trip Inspection:

A pre-trip inspection is a thorough inspection of the truck completed before driving for the first time each day.

Federal and state laws require that drivers inspect their vehicles. Federal and state inspectors also may inspect your vehicles. If they judge a vehicle to be unsafe, they will put it “out of service” until it is repaired.

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.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Rainy D.'s Comment
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I did the road test at Prime in MO. You have 3 chances to pass each the pretrip, backing and road test. if you fail after the 3rd try of any, you mist wait a year to test again in MO your scores are recorded for the tests you pass.

However, i passed the pretrip on the first try, the backing on the second. I asked the examiner what would happened if i failed 3 times on the road test. he said i could go home or transfer my license to a surrounding state, test, then come back to prime. since i already did the pretrip and backing, i would only need to do the road test.

it would be a pain, and you would need to rent a truck and find a CDL class A holder to take you to test, but it wouldnt be the end of the world.

But hey....i passed. you can too

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.
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