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8 Most Common CDL Restriction Codes And What They Mean

You should try to have as few, if any, of the eight most common CDL  restrictions on your CDL as possible. Having a restriction means you are limited to which vehicles and/or equipment you are authorized to drive. In this article I will explain everything you need to know about the eight most common CDL restrictions and how they can impact your driving career. First, you need to know about the most common kinds of CDL restrictions. Read More

Free CDL Air Brakes Endorsement Test

Helping you pass the CDL air brakes endorsement test is what I’m writing this article for.  I will explain who is required to pass it, what to study, general information about the test, and there is a free practice test you can complete as many times as you want to. My goal is to help you pass the air brakes endorsement test on your first try. Read More

Free CDL General Knowledge Practice Test

The CDL general knowledge test is a required written test that you have to pass no matter which state you are in. Passing the general knowledge test will require some studying and practice on your part. In this article I am going to tell you everything you need to know about the CDL general knowledge test so that you can pass it on your first attempt. I also have a free practice test for the general knowledge test that I encourage you to take. Read More

DOT Physical Exam For CDL Drivers: How To Pass It


Worried about the DOT physical exam? Not sure if you are going to pass it? There is a lot of confusion regarding the DOT medical exam and who is required to pass it. In this article I will tell you everything you need to know about the DOT medical exam and what it entails.

One of the first steps to getting your CDL is to pass a DOT physical exam and get your commercial learner’s permit (CLP). Without a CLP you will not be allowed to drive a commercial vehicle as part of your training.  In all states you are required to bring your proof of  passing the DOT physical exam with you when you apply for your CLP .
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