Class A CDL
A Class A CDL is required to operate any combination of vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, provided the towed vehicle is heavier than 10,000 pounds.
Vehicles that Class A CDL drivers can drive include:
- Tractor-trailers (also known as Semi, Big Rig or 18-wheeler),
- Truck and trailer combinations,
- Tanker vehicles,
- Livestock carriers, and