Do you need a CDL?

DO YOU NEED A COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE?

To determine what class of CDL you need, follow the links
to the questions.



A higher class CDL allows you to drive vehicles in
any of the lower classes provided you have the correct endorsements.

There are three types of Commercial Driver’s Licenses, Class “A”,
Class “B”, and Class “C”. To see if you need a Commercial Driver’s
License, and what class, answer the questions and follow the links.

Do You Drive a Combination Vehicle?

YES

NO
In addition to a CDL, drivers may need special
endorsements if they:
  • drive passenger carrying vehicles, (buses);
  • pull double or triple trailers
  • drive tank vehicles ; or
  • haul placarded hazardous materials .