Get a head start on your New York CDL test prep with a free copy of the official New York CDL manual. The manual is an essential resource for anyone looking to pass the CDL test.  Published by the New York State DMV, the manual will not only help you prepare for the written and skills test but will also help you become a safer commercial driver. The manual covers general knowledge, endorsements, required tests and what skills are required to safely operate a commercial vehicle. You will also get detailed information on the entire CDL application process for all three classes.

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Information Covered in the Manual

The New York CDL manual consists of 13 sections, with an overview of the CDL process including requirements, disqualifications, and safe vehicle operation. The remaining sections correspond to CDL classes A, B, and C.

  • Driving Safely
  • Transporting Cargo Safely
  • Transporting Passengers
  • Air Brakes
  • Combination Vehicles
  • Doubles and Triples
  • Tank Vehicles
  • Hazardous Materials
  • School Bus
  • Pre-Trip Inspection
  • Basic Vehicle Control
  • The On-Road Test