How to Get a Commercial Learner's Permit
How to Get a Commercial Learner’s Permit. If you are interested in becoming a professional driver in the transportation industry, you will need a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Getting a Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP) is the very first step in the process of obtaining a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). This video by CDL Digest covers the entire process and it is applicable to all 50 States.
01:46 Part 1: What is a Commercial Learner’s Permit?
03:42 Part 2: What is Entry-Level Driver Training?
04:24 Part 3: Basic Requirements for a CLP
04:59 Part 4: Self-Certification Requirements
09:43 Part 5: Getting a D.O.T. Physical
10:31 Part 6: Studying for an Taking the Knowledge Tests
STUDY MATERIAL LINKS:
State Licensing Agencies and CDL Manuals: https://cdldigest.com/state-licensing-agencies-and-cdl-manuals/
Class “A” CDL Permit Study Guide: https://cdldigest.com/class-a-commercial-learners-permit-study-guide/
Class “B” CDL Permit Study Guide: https://cdldigest.com/class-b-commercial-learners-permit-study-guide/
General Knowledge Study Guide: https://cdldigest.com/cdl-study-guide-general-knowledge/
Air Brakes Study Guide: https://cdldigest.com/cdl-study-guide-air-brakes/
Combination Vehicles Study Guide: https://cdldigest.com/cdl-study-guide-combination-vehicles/
Tank Vehicle Endorsement Study Guide: https://cdldigest.com/cdl-study-guide-tank-vehicle-endorsement/
Passenger Vehicle Endorsement Study Guide: https://cdldigest.com/cdl-study-guide-passenger-endorsement/
School Bus Endorsement Study Guide: https://cdldigest.com/cdl-study-guide-school-bus-endorsement/
GENERAL INFORMATION LINKS:
License Requirements: https://cdldigest.com/cdl-license-requirements/
Medical Requirements: https://cdldigest.com/cdl-medical-requirements/
CLP and CDL License Classifications: https://cdldigest.com/cdl-license-classifications/
CLP and CDL Disqualification Information: https://cdldigest.com/commercial-drivers-license-cdl-disqualifying-offenses/
Entry-Level Driver Training: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/registration/commercial-drivers-license/entry-level-driver-training-eldt
Training Provider Registry: https://tpr.fmcsa.dot.gov/
National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners: https://nationalregistry.fmcsa.dot.gov/home
Medical Examination Report (MER) Form, MCSA-5875: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/regulations/medical/medical-examination-report-form-commercial-driver-medical-certification
Medical Examiner's Certificate (MEC), Form MCSA-5876 (D.O.T. Medical Card): https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/regulations/medical/medical-examiners-certificate-commercial-driver-medical-certification
More information and resources can be found on our website: https://cdldigest.com
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