Driver License Division - Utah Commercial Driver License (CDL)
- What type of CDL do I need?
- What do I need for a Class A B or C?
- Where can I apply for a CDL?
- CDL Endorsements
- CDL Fees
- Proof of Identification required
- Becoming a Third-Party Tester
- List of CDL Third-Party Testers
- TSA approval for hazmat endorsement
- Military Veterans
- CDL FAQ's
- Class A
- Applicant must have DOT medical card and pass a general knowledge and combination written test, (airbrakes if applicable.) Applicant must also take a skills test in a vehicle over 26,001 lbs and trailer over 10,001 lbs.
- Class B
- Applicant must have DOT medical card and pass a general knowledge written test and airbrakes if the vehicle is equipped. Applicant must also take a skills test in a single vehicle over 26,001 lbs.
- Class C
- Applicant must have DOT medical card and pass a general knoweldge written test and airbrakes if the vehicle is equipped and either hazmat or passenger written test. Applicant must also take a skills test in a vehicle less than 26,001 lbs that is designed to carry 16 or more passengers for passenger endorsement, or vehicle less than 26,001 lbs for hazmat endorsement.
IF VEHICLE IS OVER 10,001 LBS YOU MUST HAVE DOT MEDICAL CARD
- T (Doubles and Triples) requires you to pass a 20 question written test to add endorsement to license
- N (Tank) to drive a tank vehicle over 1,000 gallons requires you to pass a 20 question written test to add endorsement to license
- H (Hazmat) to drive a vehicle carrying hazardous material in placard amounts requires you to pass a 30 question written test and take a skills test in representive vehicle to add endorsement to license. Must have TSA approval
- X (Tank and Hazmat) Must have TSA approval
- P (Passenger) to drive a vehicle carrying 16 passengers (including driver) requires you to pass a 20 question written test and take a skills test in representive vehicle to add endorsement to license
- S (School) to drive a school bus the applicant is required to pass a 20 question written test on passengers and 25 question written test on school bus as well as take a skills test in a school bus.
Original or renewal for a CDL Class A, B or C license or an original renewal of a provisional CDL Class A or B license. Written test - $40.00 Skills Test - $60.00
- $7.00 Each original CDL endorsement for passengers, hazardous material, double or triple tanker or school bus
- $7.00 Renewal of a CDL endorsement
- $20.00 Retake of a CDL written test
- $40.00 Retake of a CDL skills test
- $7.00 Retake of a CDL endorsement test
- $18.00 Duplicate Class A, B, or C license
- $25.00 Rescheduling fee
- $25.00 Intrastate medical fee
Click here for more information
Blanding, Brigham City, Cedar City, Delta, Dixie, Ephraim, Fairpark, Fillmore, Moab, Nephi, Ogden, Orem, Panguitch, Price, Richfield, Roosevelt, South Valley, Vernal, and West Valley.
The TSA and US Department of Transportation require background checks on CDL drivers with a hazardous materials endorsement. CDL drivers are required to have an approved TSA check on all original, renewal, upgrade and state-to-state transfer licenses, every 5 years. TSA online application link - click here.
Beginning July 1, 2012 the Utah Driver License Division may waive the driving skills tests for military veterans applyng for a CDL who meet the licensing qualifications, been honorably discharged in the previous 90 days and have operated a CMV during the immediate 2 year period preceding discharge.
The applicant must complete all of the following requirements to be eligible to have the CDL skills tests waived: (application)
- the applicant must complete the CDL-ST WVR page 1, and the last commanding officer must complete the CDL-ST WVR page 2;
- provide a DD214 or discharge papers showing evidence of honorable discharge within the previous 90 days;
- provide a copy of a DA348, AF2293 or other equivalent document verifying certification for operating a commercial motor vehicle; and
- pass all required knowledge testing.
The transfer of School Bus (S) and/or Passenger (P) endorsements under this Waiver Program are prohibited.
If the applicant did not operate a vehicle with airbrakes or a manual transmission an airbrake restriction and automatic transmission will be added to the Utah CDL.
If order to remove these restrictions the driver will need to complete the road test in a representative vehicle.
[Last Update - Friday, 08-Mar-2013 16:25:31 MST]