DMV: CDL - Definition of a Commercial Motor Vehicle

Definition of a Commercial Motor Vehicle

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A commercial motor vehicle can be defined as: 

  • Vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,001 or more pounds
  • Vehicle designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver
  • Vehicle designed to transport 11 or more passengers, including the driver, and used to transport students under the age twenty-one years of age to and from school
  • Any vehicle transporting hazardous materials which is required to be placarded.
 




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