Latest Driving & DMV Information Sep 2014

Applying for a Louisiana CDL - Class A License

by Joshua on Sep 26, 2014.
Filed under: Louisiana
A "commercial driver’s license (CDL)": is required throughout the United States in order to drive any vehicle over a certain size limit. This limit is generally determined by weight, and measured by Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). Other limits can include things like vehicles that carry more than a certain number of passengers, or ones that are designated for carrying hazardous materials. Different classes of CDLs allow the driver to operate diff... Read More

Applying for a Illinois CDL - Endorsement H (Hazardous Materials)

by Joshua on Sep 24, 2014.
Filed under: Illinois
If you have a valid driver’s license and want to work for a commercial company driving a vehicle, getting a special license in the "state of Illinois": is a requirement. This special license is known as a CDL license. It is a bit more difficult to obtain this license than what it is to obtain a regular driver’s license, but every single day there are many people who are obtaining their CDL and working for various companies around the state. When ... Read More

Applying for a Florida CDL - Class B License

by Joshua on Sep 22, 2014.
Filed under: Florida
In the United States, a different class of license is required in order to drive large or special vehicles. There are a few exceptions, but most vehicles that are over 26,001 pounds in Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) require a commercial driver’s license (CDL) to drive. A "Class B license": allows you to drive any commercial class vehicle that exceeds this weight, and also ... Read More

Applying for an Ohio CDL - Endorsement P (Passenger)

by Joshua on Sep 18, 2014.
Filed under: Ohio
In the United States, there are multiple types of driver’s licenses that someone can have. Most people have a Class D license, which allows one to operate vehicles that most people typically use. Large or specialty vehicles require other types of licenses. A commercial driver’s license (CDL) is required for a person to operate vehicles above a certain size, or specialty types of vehicles such as hazardous material vehicles or passenger transport vehicles. There are three classes of CDLs thr... Read More

Applying for a New Jersey CDL – Class A License

by Joshua on Sep 16, 2014.
Filed under: New Jersey
If you want a "Commercial Driver’s License": , or a CDL, you will need to take a few additional steps to get that license compared to what is needed to get a traditional driver’s license. Once you have that license, however, you can use it to earn money driving professionally, to open your own business, and more. A Class A driver’s license enables the driver to operate a vehicle that has a truck and trailer that weigh more than 26,001 pounds and atrailer... Read More