Allows the licensee to operate any combination of vehicles with a gross combination weight rating of 26,001 pounds or more, as long as the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle(s) being towed exceeds 10,000 pounds.
The following documents are required:
1.You must hold a valid Texas Driver License
2.U.S. Citizenship or, if you are not a U.S. Citizen, evidence of lawful presence
3.Evidence of Texas adress registration. Registration must be current one the first 30 days and another after 90 days
4.Social Security Number
5.Medical Card (Physical exam with a doctor) Self-Certification Of Medical Status
The next step:
PASS THE CDL KNOWLEDGE TEST – WRITTEN TEST
It is a commercial learner’s permit (CLP) that consists of 4 knowledge tests at the DMV:
a. Comercial Rules
b. General Knowledge
d. Air Brakes
People who obtain a learner’s permit (CLP) after February 7, 2022, must complete the course ELD
PASS THE CDL SKILLS TEST – DRIVING TEST
Once you pass the knowledge test, you must take a skills (driving) test to receive your CDL. There are 3 parts to the CDL skills test.
-Inspection of the vehicle before the trip (Pretrip).
-Vehicle control skills (Skill).
-Road control skills (Route).
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