CDL Permit Test

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Tyler T.'s Comment
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Good afternoon. I hope everybody is staying safe during this time. I want to say thank you to all the truckers out there that is keeping this country stocked and moving during this time. I have a big amount of respect to the men and women that are trucking now.

My name is Tyler. I have wanted to be a truck driver ever since I was like 8 years old. My dad was a trucker for about 20 years. He recently got out of it due to personal reasons. I have been trying to change my mind about wanting to be a truck driver for a while now. I've went to college and tried to get a degree in something but I can never complete the work because my mind is always coming back to wanting to drive. So I am tired of trying to change my mind. I am currently studying my state CDL manual to get ready for the permit test.

I was hoping I could get some advice or tips on how to study for the permit test. I appreciate all the help that I can get. Thanks and safe trucking!

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.
Delco Dave's Comment
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There is no better study guide then the one on this site

High Road CDL Training Program

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.
BubblesDhaDrivah's Comment
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Yes!!,What Delco Dave have stated, Trucking Truth is the reason (along with praying) I passed my test. Without their practice test,I wouldn't have made that huge leap. Now I'm scheduled to go to Titan Transfer Inc on the 20th of July to obtain my CDL-A and drive for them. Excited? Yes! Neverous? Heck yeah! But trust everyone here who has been in your shoes before. Pack all of the advice they give you and seal it in your mind. You're going to do GREAT! Study,practice,ace the test! Goodluck & keep us updated😃👍🏼

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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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