Passed CDL Permit Tests Today

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SRJ's Comment
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Yesterday I passed the "General" and Air Brakes", but missed passing the "Combination" section by one. Going into the tests this was the section I felt most prepared for, but I wasn't. I can say I was not completely reading the questions and seemed to be rushing through the tests. Not sure why I was doing that yesterday. Reviewed all day yesterday and went over the "Combination" section on High Road Training once again. Went in first thing this morning and was able to pull off a 19 out of 20. Just some pointers for those that will be taking the tests in the future:

Study - High Road Training and your individual state CDL manual.

Take your time - It's not timed or a race to finish.

Focus - Fully read the questions and fully read each potential answer. (I found myself reading the first part of a potential answer and my mind saying, that's the one", but another potential answer below would be very similar and the correct answer. Once I was advised I answered incorrectly the computer indicates the correct one. Once I read the question and potential answers again, it was too late.


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.


Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Bre The Newbie 's Comment
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Great Advice! Congrats on passing General Knowledge and Air Brakes. Now that you know what to look for and study combination will be easier to pass.

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Whhhoooo hoooo!😁

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