Commercial Driver License (CDL)

Bronx Driving School Commercial Driving Licence Career Training

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  • Pre-trip inspections
  • The use of airbrakes
  • Defensive driving techniques
  • Overall safety
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Bronx Driving School Daily one-on-one instruction provided by dedicated trained professional sensitive to your needs.

Learn to Drive – No experience necessary: with the desire to learn, you can obtain your CDL in less than 1 month. Get a Job! – We are dedicated to training & successfully placing our students in both entry level & advanced positions.  Our bilingual, college-trained classroom instructors prepare students to pass their CDL written test-including all endorsements-and for the everyday challenges that a professional driving career presents. We are proud to announce the opening of our new computer based training course which can be used even without computer skills. Call for further information.

Which type of CDL license do I need?

Since April of 1992, all drivers have been required to have a CDL in order to drive a Commercial Motor Vehicle. Tractor-trailers require advanced skills and knowledge above and beyond those required to drive a car or other lightweight vehicle.

  1. Class A CDL License: The Class A is needed to operate any combination of vehicles with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds provided the GVWR of the vehicle(s) being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
    • Vehicles requiring a Class A CDL license are primarily tractor-trailers.
  2. Class B CDL License: The Class B is needed to operate any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or less pounds or any such vehicle towing a vehicle not in excess of 10,000 pounds. Vehicles requiring a Class B CDL license may include:
    • Cars with trailers, buses (regardless of size), passenger vans and motorhomes
    • Standard-sized dump trucks, tow trucks, cement mixers and garbage trucks
    • Delivery trucks and utility trucks
    • Any single vehicle with GVWR of 26,001 pounds or more that is not towing an excess of 10,000 pounds GVWR

How do I get my Commercial Driver’s License?

States are able to issue a CDL license only after a written and driving test have been given by the state or approved testing facility.

It’s important to train for your CDL exam for two reasons:

  1. The test itself can be extremely difficult to pass without the proper training.
  2. Many carriers won’t hire a candidate without proper training, even if you’ve passed the CDL exam.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Valid Permit
  • Valid Driver’s License
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