Commercial Driver License

On a continuous basis, we offer funding to eligible WOMEN and MINORITY MALES to help with the cost of CDL classes in seven areas of the state:

CDL School Contact Information

If you enjoy driving, have a current Vermont Driver's license, are at least 18 years old, and this is a skill you would like to learn, please contact Beth Meyer-Ehrich. You can also download a CDL Application now! The process is simple and fast. 

The class includes:

  • Classroom Instruction focused on air brakes and general knowledge. This usually includes video instruction and written material to prepare for the written knowledge test which results in receipt of a CDL permit;

  • Required Physical Exam and Mandatory Drug Screening;

  • Hands-On Driving time to prepare for the road test; and

  • CDL License Exam

    • Pre-Trip Vehicle (identify 56 components)

    • Alley Docking

    • Road Test

DMV CDL Driver Manual

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) also has non-degree grant funding for CDL training. Visit their website to learn more.

For more information contact:
Beth Meyer-Ehrich
Civil Rights Program Manager
Tel: (802) 828-2715  Fax:(802) 828-1047

Vermont Agency of Transportation
One National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05633-5001
(802) 828-2657


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