Will My Hard Copy CDL Show Auto Restriction?

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Mike L.'s Comment
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I’m just leaving the DPS in Texas and filed for my CDL. I just graduated a CDL school in Utah. It says no restrictions on my paper copy but I tested in a Automatic in Utah. I have a copy of the test results that the DPS Gabe me and it says the letter A next to transmission type. However my paper copy says no restrictions and I asked the lady at the DPS if I will have any restrictions and she said no. Will the auto restriction show up on my hard copy or did they mess up?

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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.
Tim F.'s Comment
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I’m not sure it will get on your final copy it’ll or not. My gut says no it won’t be there.

This is becoming less of an issue as most companies are switching to Auto-shift trucks. Roehl was ordering all their new trucks with auto shift and the company I run for now Ruan have only autoshifts on the account.

Honestly, after driving both I much more prefer the auto shift. It has its quirks, but in traffic at redlights it’s the nuts.

Good luck!

Big Scott's Comment
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Yes it will. I tested on manual and my home state accidentally put the auto on. It took a quick phone call for them to change it. However, if you tested on an automatic you get the auto restriction.

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