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Im happy to report ive been averaging 70-90% (mostly 80-90%) on the various cdl exams found online. I know anything less then 80% is not passing, but most of those have been silly mistakes like wording or misclicks. Anyways, I can guarantee you before I started the high road training, I would have never gotten anything higher then a 20 or 30%. On top of the high road, using all the other various resources out there such as youtube and cdl manuals, I think Ive got a real good chance of passing the CLP on the first go around. Not gonna get my hopes up, but Im faily sure I will able to pass it on the first go. Tanker, Combination, and Airbrakes Ive also been averaging 80-90% on.

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.

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.

Aubrey M.'s Comment
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Im happy to report ive been averaging 70-90% (mostly 80-90%) on the various cdl exams found online. I know anything less then 80% is not passing, but most of those have been silly mistakes like wording or misclicks. ... Not gonna get my hopes up, but Im faily sure I will able to pass it on the first go. Tanker, Combination, and Airbrakes Ive also been averaging 80-90% on.

Your hopes can be up, just keep them in check. I was doing the same thing, I would misread a question or not go through all answers as I should. I'd go back to look at the correct answer and realize I was an idiot and knew the answer but just didn't read carefully. I learned to just take note and make sure to slow down and carefully read the questions and all answers, then make my choice (rather than looking for the right answer or answer I expected to be there). It developed into a habit that I found myself using on the actual test; some questions/answers I reread three times just to make sure of my answer and understanding. Sounds like you'll be fine. The main thing is keeping the info fresh and when you feel ready, go for it.

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.
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