Studying For CDL Class A Permit

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Michael C.'s Comment
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I am studying for my CDL Permit in Washington State. I am enjoying using TT's awesome permit preparation system but am wondering if it will give me all the knowledge I need to take the written in my state? Is it nessisary for me to study the Washington CDL Manual on top of the TT Training I am already doing? Thank you for your response in advance 😎

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.
PackRat's Comment
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You should be fine using the training material here. Study, then keep doing the practice tests.

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Old School's Comment
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Hey Michael, welcome to our forum!

PackRat is correct. The entire CDL manual is built right into that High Road CDL Training Program. You can get everything you need from 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.
Errol V.'s Comment
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Michael, there's only a few differences among all the states' regulations. I've compared some state manuals, and much of it is word for word the same.

Download the Washington manual and you'll see the section numbers match what is in the High Road guide.

Michael C.'s Comment
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Thank you all for your responses. I truly appreciate your support and words of encouragement! It's bittersweet, I am so excited to take the test but very nervous as I haven't tested for anything in many years. I'm scoring in the high 90's in all the practice tests I'm taking but just can't get the nerve up to go in and take the real one! Weird I know, but, never the less, I'm hesitant. Thanks again for your input, I'm sure there are others out here feeling the same as I am! Have a great safe day y'all😎

Donna M.'s Comment
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When u take the general knowledge part, read the question. It’s sort of tricky, it’s not asking u the correct answer rather what is the wrong answer. I took mine in Georgia and Missouri, many people failed cause it’s timed and they only read over the questions.

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