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Are you an avid traveler? Do you enjoy new adventures? Appalachian Mountains, red-clay hills, Atlantic Ocean coastline, countryside and city living -  for a truck driver, Georgia is a dream come true.

Whether you consider yourself a Georgia native or you’re just passing through, you won’t want to miss out on Georgia’s unique southern charm. Pay your respects to Ebenezer Baptist Church, the birthplace of Martin Luther King, and don’t forget to turn up the oldies while driving through Albany, home to the revolving bronze sculpture of Ray Charles. Practice your political standpoint in Plains with the Jimmy Carter peanut statue or admire the world’s largest peanut in Ashburn.

If you happen to have a route that takes you through Georgia during the new year celebrations, there’s a can’t miss opportunity in Tallapoosa. Instead of participating in the regular ball drop festivities, every New Year’s Eve the deceased possum “Spencer” descends in the center of a sphere covered in Christmas lights. Talk about a good story to take home to the kids!

Get Started in Trucking

At CDL Career Now, we have helped tens of thousands of individuals find quality CDL training. We are able to do this because we have a relationship with schools all over the nation, including many of the best truck driving schools in Georgia. These schools will give you the CDL training you need and, if you qualify, job placement assistance.

Considering a career in CDL as a “Possum Snout” fan or scenic fanatic? Whether you live on the coast, in the city or along the border of Alabama, let CDL Career Now connect you to the top trucking schools in your area. Fill out our form and take comfort in a new CDL career today!

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State of Georgia CDL Requirements

To obtain your Georgia Commercial Driver’s License, you must be at least 18 years of age. A Georgia only CDL will be issued for individuals between the ages of 18 and 20. Meaning they will only be able to operate a commercial motor vehicle within the state of Georgia. All applicants are required to provide two forms of ID, social security card; proof of address or residency. Applicants must also be able to pass a Department of Transportation medical examination.

Specific vehicle types also require additional endorsements, such as the passenger transport for CDL B/P, hazardous material, tankers, combination vehicles doubles/triples or school bus. A road skills test is necessary to complete the licensing process. Road skills tests consist of a pre-trip safety inspection, basic skills maneuvers, and road skills. 

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