DMV: Definition of a Commercial Motor Vehicle

Definition of a Commercial Motor Vehicle

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.




Content Last Modified on 4/8/2005 9:08:00 AM