CDL Practice Test
CDL Category Practice Tests
- General Knowledge Test
- Combination Vehicles Test
- Passenger Vehicles Test
- Pre-Trip Inspections Test
- Double-Triple Trailers Test
- CDL School Bus Test
- CDL Air Brakes Test
- Hazardous Materials Test
- CDL Tanker Vehicles Test
CDL Practice Test
How To Get A texas Commercial Drivers License
To be eligible for a CDL in Texas, applicants must meet the following age eligibility requirements.
- Be at least 18 years old to operate a commercial vehicle intrastate (within Texas only).
- Be at least 21 years old to operate a commercial vehicle interstate (outside of Texas).
Texas CDL applicants must be medically certified that they are fit enough to operate a commercial vehicle and pass a vision test. Applicants are required to submit the following documents.
- (Form CDL-4) Interstate Driver Certification
- (Form CDL-5) Intrastate Driver Certification
- (Form CDL-10) Certificate of Physical Exemption 49 CFR Part 391/390
Some applicants may be required to submit a Medical Examiner’s Certificate. Drivers who have had their licenses revoked, suspended, denied or canceled are not eligible for a CDL in Texas. Applicants can be disqualified for having multiple licenses.
Texas 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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texas CDL License Test Tips
All Texas CDL applicants must pass the general knowledge test prior to taking the skills test. This test consists of 50 questions. To pass the Texas CDL test, applicants must score 80 percent or higher. Applicants who require additional endorsements must pass additional tests and pay the required fees. The Texas skills test can be taken 14 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 currently enlisted in the military and:
- Possess a valid Texas driver’s license.
- Have at least 2 years of military truck driving experience. The military vehicle must be similar to the commercial motor vehicle.
- Have been honorably discharged from the military within the past 12 months.
- Submit (Form CDL-ST WVR) Application for Military Skills Test Waiver signed by your commanding officer.
Information on the Texas Department of Public Safety
The Texas Department of Public Safety administers CDL license requirements in Texas. To get more information contact them via:
Additional Texas CDL Helpful Links
Please use the links below to access Texas CDL testing resources and to learn more about practice driving tests for the state of Texas.
- Texas Commercial Driver License Manual
- Texas CDL Application
- Texas Truck Driving Schools
- Texas Drivers License Practice Test
- Texas Motorcycle Test