Have you decided to start preparing for the Texas CDL exam? Preparation for the exam is important; begin studying now by reviewing the official TX CDL Manual. This manual is designed to educate you on the various requirements to obtain your CDL, safe vehicle operation, and the various CDL classes and endorsements.

Using the Handbook

The Texas CDL Manual gives you all the information necessary to begin preparing for the TX CDL Exam but how well do you think you’ve mastered the material? Find out with our free Texas CDL Practice Tests. Our practice tests cover all areas of the CDL no matter what class or endorsement you need. Take a few practice tests now and see if you are ready for the real thing.

Information Covered in the Manual

The Texas CDL manual includes important information on each class of CDL and the related endorsements.  There are 14 sections of the manual that provide information on how to transport cargo and passengers safely to the correct methods for transporting hazardous materials. It is important to study each section so you are prepared for the day of your exam.

The sections include:

  • Introduction
  • Driving Safely
  • Transporting Cargo Safely
  • Transporting Passengers Safely
  • Air Brakes
  • Combination Vehicles
  • Doubles and Triples
  • Tank Vehicles
  • Hazardous Materials
  • School Bus
  • Vehicle Vehicle Inspection
  • Basic Vehicle Control Skills Test
  • On-Road Driving
  • Special Requirements for Texas Commercial Motor Vehicles

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