CDL Resources

Get practical information on commercial vehicle travel and learn the rules and regulations so you can operate safely and legally.

State resources

Travel information

Route and commercial vehicle restrictions

Find information on bridge clearance, real-time road restrictions, curfew and holiday restrictions, and chain requirements.

Maps and tools for commercial vehicles

View maps to help plan routes and learn the rules and regulations for size, weight, trip and fuel permits.

Transponder and weigh station e-screening

Learn how e-screening works and the benefits of the transponder program. Find out how to purchase, register, or transfer a transponder.

Regulations and compliance

Washington State Commercial Driver Guide

A summary of the laws and rules that apply to all drivers of commercial motor vehicles in Washington State.

Washington State Commercial Vehicle Guide

Manual to help carriers operate safely following state and federal regulations.

Commercial vehicle and driver regulations and enforcement

Get information on ports of entry, vehicle inspections, and tow and wrecking. Search scale certifications and learn commercial vehicle laws.

Commercial vehicle permits

Find out if you need a permit and self-issue online, contact an agent, or visit a WSDOT office to get a permit.

How to reinstate your license and CDL

Learn what the requirements are to get your CDL reinstated.

Regulated transportation compliance and safety

Stay informed and in compliance on licensing, insurance, regulated industries, and safety.

Federal resources

Commercial Driver's License Program

Learn about CDL requirements, training programs, law enforcement, compliance, human trafficking, and more.

Entry-Level Driver Training

Get details on training requirements for drivers applying for a Class A or B CDL for the first time, upgrading from Class B to A, or applying for a school bus, passenger, or hazmat endorsement.

TSA Hazmat Endorsement

Learn more about the Hazardous Materials Endorsement Threat Assessment Program and how to apply for a hazmat endorsement.

Safe Driver Apprenticeship Pilot Program

Individuals ages 18, 19, and 20 can explore interstate trucking careers and help trucking companies hire and train new drivers.

Pocket Guide to Large Truck and Bus Statistics

View data and statistics on number of carriers, average daily truck traffic, roadside inspections, investigations, crashes, and more.

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