Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) regulations require that all entry-level drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) receive training from a provider listed on FMCSA’s Training Provider Registry. Learn more on ELDT’s website.
The vision and written tests are administered together at the same appointment. There is no need to schedule a separate vision appointment.
You are required to hold a Medical Examiner Certificate (DOT Medical Card) if you operate, and have self-certified as, Non-Exempted Interstate commerce (NI). If you are not sure what your self-certification status is, you can learn more about them here.
Study the CDL Driver Manual. The manual covers information for the general knowledge test, relevant to all CDL applicants. It also contains specific information on the classes and endorsements tests that are separate from the general knowledge test and require additional study as guide-lined in the manual.