Commercial Driver’s License Classifications

CDL License Classes

CDL Class A

  • Any combination of vehicles with a GCWR of 26,001 or more pounds provided the GVWR of the vehicle(s) being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Example – Tractor trailer

CDL Class B

  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing a vehicle not in excess of 10,000 pounds GVWR.
  • Examples – Dump truck, cement truck, bus, school bus, large box trucks

CDL Class C

  • Any single vehicle, or combination of vehicles, that is not a class A or B, but is made to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver, or is transporting material hazardous materials.
  • Examples – Passenger vans, small buses

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