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CDL Manuals


The Commercial Driver’s License manual sometimes referred to as the CDL handbook is published by each state to help future truck drivers gain the knowledge necessary to pass the CDL knowledge test and become safe drivers.  The manuals provide an online overview of 2024 CDL regulations in the United States.  You will find information regarding requirements, commercial learner’s permits, license classes, fees, endorsements, and restrictions. The handbook also covers the rules of the road for your state and safe driving practices.    


Chapters in the CDL Manual


CDL manuals contain important sections that relevant to those looking to obtain a license and operate a commercial vehicle.  These chapters include:

  • General Information
  • Air Brakes
  • Combination Vehicles
  • Doubles and Triples
  • School Buses
  • Transporting Cargo
  • Tank Vehicles
  • Transporting Passengers
  • Hazardous Materials