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When Do I Need a CDL?
You will need to obtain a CDL if you operate a commercial motor vehicle that:
How Do I Obtain a CDL?
To obtain a CDL you must:
A CDL skills test must be taken at one of the authorized CDL driving skills test sites. There you will demonstrate your knowledge and skills of operating a commercial motor vehicle.
What happens if a driver’s CDL has been expired, disqualified, cancelled, revoked, or invalidated for more than one year?
If a driver’s CDL has been expired, disqualified, canceled, revoked, invalidated or voluntarily surrendered for more than one year, the holder must pass all knowledge and skills exams prior to issuance of the CDL license [140 IAC 7-3-17.5(d)].
Where can a driver get the blank DOT medical examination form?
The DOT Physical Examination forms are available at https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/regulations/medical. Copies are also available at any Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles license branch.
How can the status of a DOT physical examination be checked by a driver or employer?
Companies and individual drivers can check the processing status of a DOT physical examination form by calling 888-692-6841 and selecting option number one (1).