The ID CDL Manual contains essential information designed to make studying for your CDL test easier while helping you discover which endorsements you will need for the particular CDL class you are pursuing.

Will the ID CDL Manual Prepare You for the Test

The Idaho CDL Manual is your go-to source material to begin preparing for the written CDL test, but it’s essential that you test your knowledge before test day. We offer free Idaho CDL practice tests designed to help prepare by ensuring you have fully absorbed the information in the handbook. Study the CDL manual, take a free practice test, and take the real test with confidence.

Information Covered in the Manual

The ID CDL Manual contains a wealth of information, from the basics of safe driving to hauling triple trailers. If you’re driving a city bus, you don’t need to know how to transport hazardous materials, but you do need to know about safe passenger transit. It also details the specific tests that are needed to receive individual endorsements.

The manual is divided into 13 chapters, which in turn are divided up into a number of sections:

  • CDL Introduction
  • Safe Driving
  • Cargo Transportation
  • Transporting Passengers Safely
  • Using Air Brakes
  • Combination Vehicles
  • Doubles and Triples
  • Tank Vehicles
  • Transport of Hazardous Materials
  • School Bus Protocol
  • Pre-Trip Inspection Tests
  • Basic Control Skills
  • Taking the Road Test

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