The Mississippi CDL manual is published by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS). Filled with valuable information, the manual has been designed to not only prepare you for the CDL test but help you become a safe and knowledgeable commercial driver.

Will the Manual Prepare You for the CDL Test

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Information Covered in the Manual

The manual will walk you through the CDL application process to earn your permit and ultimately your license.  Get detailed information on medical requirements, available endorsements, restrictions, disqualifications and the fundamentals of vehicle control.  Inside you’ll find diagrams and illustrations to help you quickly determine what class of CDL you need and the requirements for each.  Need to transport passengers?  How about hazardous materials? Learn about the requirements so you can pass your endorsement tests with ease.  Make sure you know what to expect on test day by thoroughly studying all the relevant sections of the manual below:

  • Introduction to the CDL
  • Driving Safely
  • Transporting Cargo Safely
  • Transporting Passengers Safely
  • Air Brakes
  • Combination Vehicles
  • Doubles and Triples
  • Tank Vehicles
  • Hazardous Materials
  • School Buses
  • Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection Test
  • Basic Vehicle Control Skills Test
  • On-Road Driving Test

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