What is a Class A CDL? - Truck Dispatcher Training

What is a Class A CDL?

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A Class A commercial driver’s license is required to operate any combination of vehicles with a gross combination weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 lbs. or more, to include a towed vehicle that is HEAVIER than 10,000 lbs.

While your towing allowances will depend on which endorsements you obtain, a few of the vehicles you MAY be able to drive with a Class A CDL (with proper endorsements) include:

In addition, a Class A license may allow you to drive some Class B and Class C vehicles as long as you possess the correct endorsements.