Do you need a CDL to pull a 14000 pound trailer in Texas?
With regard to the familiar combination, a tow vehicle (whether truck, automobile, or tractor) towing a trailer, the driver needs a CDL if the tow-vehicle manufacturer’s assigned GCWR exceeds 26,000 lbs. (as shown on its cert label) and the trailer’s GVWR exceeds 10,000 lbs.
What class is a gooseneck trailer?
A gooseneck trailer uses a class V hitch. You identify it by its notable characteristics, unique to this type of trailer. The trailer utilizes a long, curved neck that connects to the tow vehicle, while other trailers have a simple hitch. It can be attached to the pickup’s bed or another similar vehicle.
Do I need a CDL to pull a trailer in Texas?
You need a Class B commercial driver’s license to operate: any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 pounds or more, OR. any combination of vehicles where the GVWR of the vehicle(s) being towed is under 10,000 pounds, OR. any vehicle designed to carry 24 or more passengers including the driver (only with a P endorsement