State-Specific CDL Webcasts
The NJC offers Commercial Driver’s Licensing (CDL) webcasts for all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia.
Did you know?
- Your state has to adhere to its own commercial driver’s licensing laws and commercial motor vehicle regulations based on federal regulations.
- Federal highway funds for your state are tied to the adherence of these laws; however, most traffic judges are unaware of all the nuances regarding your state’s CDL/CMV laws.
- In 2012, 3,702 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal crashes on our nation’s highways, resulting more than 7,500 fatalities.
- A pickup truck pulling a backhoe is considered a commercial vehicle requiring a CDL license if the gross combination weight or gross combination weight rating of both units exceeds 26,000 lbs. and the towed unit exceeds 10,000 lbs. gross vehicle weight or gross vehicle weight rating.
- School buses, church buses, motor coaches and transit buses that are designed to carry 16 persons are considered commercial vehicles requiring the drivers to have CDL licenses.
- Judges handling traffic cases have a legal responsibility to report convictions of traffic violations within 10 days of conviction. What constitutes a “conviction” under federal regulations?
- Federal law prohibits the “masking” of CDL violations. Don’t know what “masking” is? This webcast will tell you. The NJC’s state-specific webcast will provide you with guidance on handling these technical and troublesome cases.
To register, please click here and select your state.