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CDL license info
CDL License info
Endorsement requirements

There are different CDL classes that apply to different commercial vehicles. To operate a school vehicle, you need to obtain a minimum of a class C Commercial Driver License and meet the following requirements:
  • Be at least 21 years old, and have 3 years driving experience
  • Have a basic New Jersey driver license
  • Have at least 20/40 vision in each eye (with or without corrective lenses)
  • Have 70 degrees of peripheral vision in each eye
  • Be able to recognize red, green and amber colors
  • Be morally fit*
  • Be physically fit**
* Criminal History background checks will be obtained through fingerprint scanning process
* Federal law requires commercial drivers to carry a medical examiner's fitness statement at all times and renew it every two years. Download the Medical Examiner's Certificate [pdf] before your appointment.

How to get a CDL