CDL – Commercial Truck Testing

Requirements for CDL Testing:

  1. CDL Temporary Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP) from MI Secretary of State (Must be held for at least 14 days)
  2. Valid Michigan Driver’s License
  3. Completed ELDT theory and behind-the-wheel training
  4. Current Proof of Insurance for truck AND trailer (if applicable)
  5. Current Vehicle Registration for truck AND trailer (if applicable)
  6. Study last 3 chapters of the CDL Manual from Michigan Secretary of State

Click here to download the PRE-TRIP INSPECTION MEMORY AID

* NOTE * Due to State of Michigan policy, a 2-day advance notice is required from the time you call to when your test can be scheduled.

If you call on: Schedule test for this day or later:
Monday Wednesday
Tuesday Thursday
Wednesday Friday
Thursday Saturday, Monday
Friday Tuesday
Saturday Wednesday

Please have the following information when you schedule your CDL driving test:

  1. Name
  2. Phone #
  3. Driver’s License #
  4. Date of Birth
  5. CDL Type (Class A, B, or C)
  6. CLP Issue Date
  7. CLP Expiration Date
  8. Endorsements on CLP
  9. Renting or bringing truck?

   If bringing truck or bus:

      Does it have air brakes?

      Manual or automatic transmission?

We will need photocopies of your driver’s license and CLP. 


Qualifications for bringing your own truck/trailer:

  • Must meet DOT inspection specifications
  • Emergency equipment (triangles, extra fuses, fire extinguisher)
  • Must NOT be carrying a load
  • CLASS A test – Combination GVWR over 26,001 lbs. (over 10,001 lbs. for trailer)
  • CLASS B test – GVWR over 26,001 lbs. (no trailer)

The CDL skills test consists of 3 parts:

  1. Pre-Trip Inspection
  2. Basic Control Skills Test
  3. On-Road Driving Test

You must pass all 3 parts to pass the CDL skills test.

  • Call us @ 989-723-7176 to schedule an appointment. Call for pricing.
  • We also offer ELDT CDL TRAINING with your truck/bus or with our truck.

Testing Locations:

OWOSSO – 110 S. Delaney Rd.Owosso, MI  (South of M-21, after the RXR crossing)     
Click here for directions


TRUCK/TRAILER (Straight Truck)

  • Freightliner (shifts like a pickup truck)
  • Class A or B w/air brakes
  • Medium-duty flatbed truck
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • Trailer with pintle hitch
    (backs like a boat trailer, not a semi trailer)

    • International (double clutch)
    • Class A w/air brakes
    • Fifth Wheel
    • 10-speed manual transmission
    • 53ft. box trailer