Earning a commercial driver’s license (CDL) in Tennessee can lead to a rewarding and long-lasting career. In order to obtain your CDL in Tennessee, you will be required to pass tests that evaluate your skills behind the wheel and your knowledge of the laws and regulations.
There are schools dedicated to preparing you for this test, just like United Truck Driving School. Contact us today if you are ready to get started!
Which license is right for you?
There are three different classes of CDLs: Class A, Class B, and Class C. The breakdown of the different classifications are as follows:
According to DrivingLaws
Once you have earned your CDL, you can have temporary or permanently lose it for a number of reasons. The severity of the punishment depends on the violation committed. Violations are categorized as either major or serious.
The first time a major violation is committed, the driver’s will lose their license for one year. A second violation will result in a permanent disqualification. Major violations include (but are not limited to):
The first serious violation does not result in disqualification but carries a warning. If a second serious violation is committed within three years of the first, the driver will be suspended for 60 days. A third serious violation within the same three-year period results in a 120 suspension. Serious violations include (but are not limited to):
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If you are ready to obtain your Class A CDL, sign up for classes at United Truck Driving School today!