- The minimum age to transport cargo across state lines in a commercial motor vehicle is 21 years. The minimum age is 18 years if you intend to do your entire commercial driving within the state of Utah. You may not transport hazardous materials requiring placarding, and you may not drive double or triple trailers.
- You must be physically capable of obtaining a valid DOT medical examiners card. You must meet this requirement before you will be issued a CDL permit or allowed to take any CDL skills tests.
- You must qualify for a CDL based on your driving history. You can not have a license from any state other than Utah. You will not qualify for a Utah CDL if you are currently subject to any disqualification of your commercial driving privilege from Utah or any other state.
- You will not be eligible for a Utah CDL if your license is currently canceled, revoked, denied, or suspended.
- You will be disqualified from CDL training in Utah if you have a conviction for operating a commercial motor vehicle while impaired anytime in the last 24 months.
- You will be required to show your Utah drivers license at the time of application.
- You must show proof of your Social Security number.
- Before a CDL Temporary Instruction Permit will be issued to you, you must pass the required knowledge and vision tests.
- You must take and successfully pass all exams that apply for your license class including any endorsement requirements.
- You must pay the Utah CDL fees.
- When you become eligible, you must schedule, take, and successfully pass the Utah CDL skills test.
If you still have questions or require more information about CDL training in Utah, contact:
Utah Department of Public Safety
(801) 965-4437 or toll-free at (888) 353-4224.
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