How long does it take to get a Class B?
Most Class B CDL training programs are between 4 and 8 weeks or 70-120 hours.
Although, some can be completed in as few as 7 days.
If you choose to get your P (passenger) endorsement you can add an additional 3-5 days to your training time.
Certain schools also offer a combined CDL-A and CDL-B training course.
What tests are required for Class B CDL?
For Class B CDL license, you will have to pass the General Knowledge test, Basic skills test, Air-brakes test, Pre-trip inspection and any other applicable exams. Carry all the necessary paper work such as state issued ID, address, SSN, proof of Lawful presence in US, etc displayed in English.
What can I do with a Class B CDL?
With a Class B CDL and the appropriate endorsements, you may drive the following types of vehicles:
- Straight trucks.
- Large passenger buses.
- Segmented buses.
- Box trucks.
- Dump trucks with small trailers.
What is a Class B driver?
Class B allows the holder to drive any single vehicle with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)of more than 26,000 lbs. Class C allows the holder to drive any vehicle designed to transport 16 or more passengers or hazardous materials.