If you want to earn a living as a commercial driver, the state of North Dakota requires you to pass both a knowledge test as well as a skills test. One of the most efficient ways to prepare for test day is with the information found in the official North Dakota CDL manual.

Will the Manual Prepare You for the ND CDL Test

Becoming familiar with the material in the manual should be considered an important first step when preparing for the exam but how will you know if you’ve truly absorbed the material? Eliminate the guesswork by taking our free North Dakota CDL Practice Tests. The practice tests cover all areas of the CDL exam and are designed to quickly show you what areas you need to brush up on to ensure you don’t leave the DMV empty handed. Check out our free practice tests today!

Information Covered in the Manual

The North Dakota CDL manual contains essential information you need to prepare for the exams and learn to become a safe, responsible commercial driver. It carefully explains rules and regulations that govern commercial drivers, including eligibility requires and restrictions, permitting, and fees.

Learn the steps needed to apply for a CDL in your state, procedures for safely towing trailers (including doubles and triples), combination vehicles, how to safely transport hazardous materials, air brake fundamentals, required pre-trip inspections, and carrying passengers and cargo safely.

The North Dakota CDL manual is divided into easily digestible chunks:

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