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Here’s Your Arizona CDL Manual

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Click the green button on the right side to begin the download of the CDL manual PDF. Learn how to get an AZ CDL and prepare for the required tests by reviewing the CDL manual from Arizona.

CDL Permit Tests

The Arizona Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Division oversees the CDL and administers the written CDL tests for permits and endorsements. The cost of an Arizona CDL permit is just $25. The number of written permit tests required to depends on the type of CDL you wish to obtain.

To get a CDL permit you must first pass the following written tests:

  General Knowledge Air Brakes Combination Vehicles
Class A CDL Test Required Test Required Test Required
Class B CDL Test Required Test Required  

Arizona CDL Driving Test

The driving test or skills assessment can be taken through state-authorized third party office or at an Arizona MVD CDL office. This test includes the pre-trip inspection. The cost of the Road/Skills Test at an MVD CDL office is $25 for Class A or B and you MUST provide the vehicle for testing. The vehicle is required to be representative of the class of commercial vehicle you expect to be driving with your CDL. If you choose to test at a 3rd party location, check with that location regarding test cost and vehicle rental if you don’t have a vehicle to test in.

Once you’ve passed the driving test, Arizona will issue the CDL license . You can add most endorsements to your license for an additional $10. Check the MVD website for additional details.

Make your studying easier with CDL practice tests and pre-trip inspection videos.

CDL Practice Test
Pre-Trip Inspection