pennsylvania CDL Practice Test
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Welcome to the Pennsylvania CDL practice test site. CDL rules and regulations covered on these practice tests come from the PA DMV CDL Manual. You can take these practice test questions as many times as you like as you attempt to obtain your PA CDL. 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.
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How To Get A pennsylvania Commercial Drivers License
To be eligible for a CDL in Pennsylvania, applicants must meet the following age eligibility requirements.
- Be at least 18 years old to operate a commercial vehicle intrastate (within Pennsylvania only).
- Be at least 21 years old to operate a commercial vehicle interstate (outside of Pennsylvania).
Pennsylvania CDL applicants must be medically certified that they are physically fit enough to operate a commercial vehicle and pass a vision test. Pennsylvania applicants must get assistance with the forms from a qualified CDL physician and submit the following documents:
- (Form MCSA-5875) Medical Examination Report Form
- (Form MCSA-5876) Medical Examiner’s Certificate
Applicants who receive a CDL must keep their Medical Examiner’s Certificate with them at all times while they are operating a commercial vehicle.
Drivers who have had their licenses revoked, suspended, denied or canceled are not eligible for a CDL in Pennsylvania. Applicants can be disqualified for having multiple licenses.
Pennsylvania CDL Endorsements
- H – Hazmat Vehicles
- N – Tank Vehicles
- P – Passenger Vehicles
- S – School Bus
- T – Double or Triple Trailer
- X – Combination Tank Vehicles and Hazmat Vehicles
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pennsylvania CDL License Test Tips
All Pennsylvania CDL applicants must pass the general knowledge test prior to taking the skills test. To pass the Pennsylvania test, applicants must score 80 percent or higher. Applicants who require additional endorsements must pass additional tests and pay the required fees. The Pennsylvania skills test can be taken 15 days after applicants pass the knowledge test. It includes a pre-trip vehicle inspection, basic control skills and on-road driving. Applicants must pass each section.
Military veterans and current military members can apply to have the skills exam waived if they meet the requirements.
To qualify for a waiver, applicants must:
- Be active duty military personnel.
- Operate a commercial vehicle as part of their military duties.
- Have been discharged from the military within the past 12 months.
- Submit an Application for CDL Skills Test Waiver.
Information on the Pennsylvania Department of Motor Vehicles
The Pennsylvania Department of Motor Vehicles administers CDL license regulations in Pennsylvania. To get more information contact them via:
Additional Pennsylvania CDL Helpful Links
Please use the links below to access Pennsylvania CDL testing resources and to learn more about practice driving tests for the state of Pennsylvania.
- Pennsylvania Commercial Driver License Manual
- Pennsylvania CDL FAQ
- Pennsylvania Drivers License Practice Test
- Pennsylvania Motorcycle Test