Types of the driver’s CDL
Every professional driver knows what a Commercial Driver’s License is. It allows drivers to drive trucks and other massive vehicles with commercial purpose. So, if you are interested in a career as a trucker in one of the enormous companies throughout the U.S., you need to get this license.
CDL Class A
This certificate allows CDL drivers to work with a great variety of vehicles: tractor-trailers, trucks and semi-trucks, tankers, flatbeds and others. It also covers an overwhelming majority of the vehicles from Class B and Class C, so can be considered as universal. The common characteristics of the vehicles is a combined weight of more than 26,000 pounds with a towed power of at least 10,000 pounds.
CDL Class B
This type is more specific and allows a CDL driver to work with buses (most kinds), straight, dump and box trucks (for delivering purposes), plus most C …