Use this commercial driver’s license study guide to begin preparing for your CDL written exams and pre trip inspection test before you ever step foot in your local CDL training school.
A good place to start is our truck driver training outline or just get right into the CDL manual or the practice tests linked below.
Use these resources like the online or printable state CDL manuals, pre-trip inspection checklist and free online practice tests to help you study for your CDL license..
Study the CDL manual to become familiar with the rules and regulations of truck driving.
Take the CDL practice tests after studying the CDL manuals. They’re free and you can take them as many times as you want.
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Most states require students to pass a pre-trip inspection test before obtaining a commercial driver’s license. Use our CDL pre-trip inspection checklist and practice test as your pre trip inspection study guide. The practice test has sample questions about checking items in the engine compartment, driver door fuel area, trailer, in the cab and more.