District of Columbia CDL Practice Test
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Simply because the District of Columbia is the only place in the country that has legal taxation without representation doesn’t mean there are no laws at all! Every commercial driver in Washington DC must have a valid commercial driver’s license. Typically those licenses will be issued in other jurisdictions but Washington DC can and does issue its own. This online exam will help you practice for the District of Columbia CDL Test. You will be presented with 40 questions and you must answer 34 questions correctly to pass. There is a 50 minute time limit. You may not go back once you answer a question. Click the “Start Test” button below to begin. Good luck!
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Ouch! You need to score at least 85% to pass this CDL test–that’s 34 correct questions out of 40. Why don’t you try it again and brush up on some of the questions before taking the real thing. If you need to focus on a specific category, try one of our CDL Category Tests by using the links below.
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How To Get A District of Columbia Commercial Drivers License
In the District of Columbia, there are classifications of motor vehicles that may only be driven by those with a current commercial drivers license. Additionally, there are four classes of endorsements, including school bus, passenger and tanker. Any vehicle with a gross weight rating over 26,000 pounds is considered commercial in the District of Columbia.
Additional endorsements also include:
- Hazardous Materials
- Double/Triple Trailer
- School Bus
Requirements to Obtain a District of Columbia CDL:
- Have a valid non-commercial driver license
- Meet identity, residency, and good driving history eligibility qualifications
- Take the applicable CDL knowledge tests
- Get a CDL learner permit
- Pass the CDL road skills test
A Commercial Driver in Washington DC is held to a higher standard than drivers of typical passenger or other non-commerical vehicles. CDL holders must pass both written tests as well as a practical / skills test. You may practice for the written test using our online CDL test tool above. Upon successful completion, of the official Washington DC CDL skills test, you will be a fully licensed driver and ready to take to the open road!
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District of Columbia CDL License Test Tips
You think you’re ready? Hold on there, Turbo! Check out these CDL Test Tips before you go zipping to the DMV for your exam!
- You must have your CDL learner permit for at least 30 days prior to scheduling your road skills test.
- Make an appointment on the DC Online Road Test Appointment Scheduler. Make sure to have your driver license number handy…you’ll need it.
- On your test day, arrive 15 minutes early. You will need to bring a CDL licensed driver aged 21 or older and this person must hold the CDL class and endorsements you are testing for.
You’ll need to bring a few other things with you as well.
- valid CDL learner permit
- valid NCDL
- DOT medical certification card
- an appropriate vehicle in which to complete your CDL test
- current registration and insurance for the vehicle
If you fail the CDL test you must wait three calendar days before attempting it again. If you fail a second time, you cannot re-test for ninety days!
Information on the Washington DC Department of Motor Vehicles
The District of Columbia CDL certifying agency is responsible for testing and certifying all commercial drivers. To get more information contact them via:
Additional Washington DC CDL Helpful Links
Please use the links below to learn more about helpful topics related to the District of Columbia CDL testing program or other CDL-related topics.
- Washington DC CDL Handbook
- Renew your Washington DC CDL
- Convert a CDL From Another State
- District of Columbia Drivers License Practice Test
- District of Columbia Motorcycle Test