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Occupation:Commercial Driver (Truck and Bus Operator)
Agency:Secretary of State
Phone:847.981.7455
URL:www.cyberdriveillinois.com
Job Description:An individual who operates a vehicle that is over 26,001 lbs. (single unit or combination unit) and is designed to transport property or sixteen or more passengers.
Statute:Ch. 95 1/2, sect. 6-500 et.seq, and sect. 18 (c) et.seq. Illinois Vehicle Code
Type of Regulation:License
Number Regulated:400,000 (estimated)
Age:18 (for hire, intra-state) 21 (transport passengers and interstate driving)
Education/Experience:No requirement
Exam:Commercial Driver's License Test
Exam Type:Written: various written tests, depending upon the type of vehicle for which the applicant is seeking a license. Performance (hands-on): various skills tests, depending upon the type of vehicle for which the applicant is seeking a license. Vision test.
Administered:Monday thru Saturday
Exam Fee:$50.00
Passing Criteria:80% of written questions correct and passage of all skills tests
Repeats:3
Continuing Education:No requirement
Citizenship:Must live in Illinois
Other:
Note:Licensure requirements, licensure fees, examination fees and exam administration are subject to change.
Application Fee:
License Fee:$60.00
Renewal Fee:Various. Reinstatement fees may be required, depending upon the basis for the license sanction.
Reinstatement Fee:Four years
License Period:Yes. Reciprocity requires a valid commercial drivers license from another state, rules of road test, vision test and all written tests and pretrip, skill, and drive tests. Hazardous materials, tanker, passenger, double and triple trailer requires endorsem
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