CDL Handbook 2024

Driver's Manual

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It’s easy to see why Arkansas state slogan is “The Natural State, ” and with its strong economy of farming and manufacturing, commercial truck drivers are a vital part of what keeps the state running. Becoming a commercial truck driver in Arkansas is also a smart business move because Arkansas is one of the top ten places to join the commercial truck driving industry based on the availability of jobs and salary, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. To start your career and get your CDL, you’ll need to study and pass a written knowledge test based on the FREE 2024 AR Commercial Driver’s Handbook that you can download from our site.

How to Prepare

The AR CDL Handbook is your key to becoming a proficient trucker, ensuring your safety, the safety of your cargo, and the safety of others on the road. Dedicate time to study diligently. Arm yourself with paper and a pen, delve into the handbook, and jot down important points! The handbook encompasses essential general knowledge and detailed information necessary for obtaining various CDL endorsements: multi-trailer, tanker, HazMat, passenger transports, bus driver, and air brakes. Focus is key, so revisit any sections that are unclear or challenging. Taking short breaks can help manage overwhelm, but ensure you’re fully engaging with the material. The CDL test will draw from hundreds of possible questions, all sourced from the handbook. Remember, the questions are straightforward and based on the material you’ve studied.

Final Steps

Once you feel confident with your knowledge, it’s helpful to read through the handbook and your notes one more time before you head to the Office of Driver Services to take your written exam. Take a deep breath, and get prepared to change your life, as you are on your way to being a great commercial driver for Arkansas.