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asked in category: General Last Updated: 10th January, 2020

What is a Class B CDL endorsement?

A Class B commercial driver's license is required to operate a single vehicle with a gross combination weight rating of 26,001 or more pounds, or tow a vehicle not heavier than 10,000 pounds. With a Class B CDL and the appropriate endorsements, you may drive the following types of vehicles: Straight trucks. Box trucks.

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Similarly one may ask, what endorsements are required for Class B CDL?

If you have a Class B License, you can hold one or more of these Class B CDL endorsements:

  • (H) Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT)
  • (N) Tank Vehicle.
  • (P) Passenger Transport.
  • (S) School Bus/Passenger Transport.
  • (X) Tanker and Hazardous Materials.

Furthermore, what is an endorsement on a CDL? An Endorsement is an authorization to an individual's CDL required to permit the individual to operate certain types of CMVs. Drivers who operate or expect to operate the type of motor vehicle described in the endorsement shall take and pass specialized tests.

One may also ask, what is a Class B passenger vehicle?

Class B allows the holder to drive any single vehicle with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)of more than 26,000 lbs. Class C allows the holder to drive any vehicle designed to transport 16 or more passengers or hazardous materials.

What kinds of vehicles can you drive with Licence Category B?

Category B applies internationally to the driving of motor vehicles (except motorcycles and mopeds) with a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 3,500 kg that are approved to carry a maximum of eight passengers in addition to the driver. The minimum age for category B is 18 years.

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