Which CDL Manual To Study?

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Caleb F.'s Comment
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I live pretty much on the Oklahoma-Missouri border because of this I'm guessing i'll probably be sent to Springfield instead of OKC for paid CDL training since its about an hour and half from me instead of 3 and half hours maybe im wrong im not to sure, so my question is should i try and get ahold of a Missouri CDL manual or one from my home state here in Ok or will TruckerTruths CDL study guide be sufficient for either state they end up sending me to? Any help and advice is much appreciated!

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.
Old School's Comment
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should i try and get ahold of a Missouri CDL manual or one from my home state here in Ok or will TruckerTruths CDL study guide be sufficient for either state they end up sending me to?

We've got you covered with our High Road CDL Training Program. It's got the federal guidelines for CDL holders built right into it. The Illinois manual was used in constructing it, but it covers every state's requirements. There are sometimes some slight differences in a few states, but I don't remember the ones you are looking at as being problematic. Texas has some stuff that nobody else does and a few states use different stopping distances, but you should be fine by just studying the sections you need for your permit. If you really want to be a great trucker, and I hope you do, you should start now and work your way through our entire program. It is jam packed with valuable lessons that you will want to know while out on the road.

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.
Caleb F.'s Comment
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Thank you very much Old School, ill get after the study guide provided here right away then.

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