By the end of this chapter, you should know:

  • The different licence classifications and what types of vehicles they permit you to drive
  • The requirements you must meet to obtain a truck driver’s licence
  • The requirements for Commercial Vehicle Operator Registration (CVOR) and vehicle documentation
  • The size and weight limits for commercial motor vehicles
  • The requirements for truck inspections, vehicle maintenance and inspection stations
  • The requirements for vehicle loads and load security
  • The requirements for daily inspection
  • The hours-of-service requirements for all commercial vehicle drivers