Become a Truck Driver in Rhode Island

CDL Truck Driving.

Complete our simple and free application and CDL Career Now can quickly put you in contact with Rhode Island truck driving schools so you can begin your CDL training.

At CDL Career Now, we have a relationship with several truck driving schools in Rhode Island that offer a variety of CDL training services, as well as job placement assistance to those who qualify. Our CDL training application is specifically designed to pre-qualify the CDL candidate, assuring that you meet the Rhode Island CDL requirements and find a quality truck driving school in Rhode Island as well as job placement assistance, when appropriate.

Feel free to dig deeper by clicking the best Rhode Island city below to see a list of schools near you. Or you can fill out the application to the left and let us take it from there. Remember, it cost you nothing to apply! The important thing is that you take that first step towards quality CDL training and a rewarding CDL career now.

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State of Rhode Island CDL Requirements

In the state of Rhode Island you must be 21 years of age to travel outside of the state. However you can obtain a license that will allow you to travel in state at the age of 18. You are required to have had a standard Rhode Island drivers license for at least two years with no suspensions or revocations. You must be healthy enough to obtain a medical examiners card. You will also be required to pass a written test and a road test.

The following vehicle classifications require a CDL license to operate:

Class A CDL

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating (GWVR) of 26,001 or more pounds, provided the GVWR of the vehicles being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.

Class B CDL

  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing a vehicle not in excess of 10,000 pounds GVWR.

Class C CDL

  • Any single vehicle, or combination of vehicles, that does not meet the definition of Class A or Class B, but is either designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver, or is placarded for hazardous materials.
Rhode Island CDL Requirements Source