PREPARE FOR THE PERMIT TEST
ONLINE: CWD can provide access to an online class once a student has registered. Student must pay course deposit of $250 and then request access to the course. Student retains access to course materials for up to 1 year.
All CDL-B students must compete the CDL-B General Knowledge w/ Air Brakes test AND successfully pass two endorsement tests:
• Passenger Transport
• School Bus
Applicants may pick up a free manual at our admissions office. A digital version can be found here (https://dmv.ny.gov/commercial-drivers/new-york-state-commercial-drivers-manual
). There are also several free apps that may help you study and practice. Search for DMV and CDL on your app store.
The sections to study in the Commercial Driver Manual are as follows:
General Knowledge: Sections 1, 2, 3, 11, 12 & 13
Antilock Brake Systems: Section 6.3
Hazardous Materials: Section 9 (especially 9.4 and 9.5)
Air Brake: Section 5
School Bus: Section 10
Passenger Transport: Section 4