When do I need a CDL License ?
|Class||Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Range:||Examples|
|Class 3||GVWR 10,001 – 14,000 lbs||Dodge Ram 3500,Chevrolet Silverado 3500, Ford F-350,Ford F-450|
Whats the biggest trailer I can pull without a CDL?
If there is no assigned GCWR, the FMCSA requires a CDL only if the sum of the GVWRs of the tow vehicle and the trailer together exceeds 26,000 lbs. and the trailer’s GVWR exceeds 10,000 lbs. In either case, the driver will need a Class A CDL.
Do I need a CDL for a Ram 5500?
For example, Load King’s 2,000-gallon water trucks are under CDL and may be operated by anyone with a valid driver’s license. Additionally, any equipment mounted on a Dodge Ram 5500 or Ford F550 would be considered under CDL as well.
Do I need a CDL to pull a trailer over 10000 lbs in PA?
You are required to have a CDL if you operate or plan to operate any of the following commercial motor vehicles (CMVs): a) A combination of vehicles with a gross combination weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 pounds or more, provided the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.