A knowledge test must examine an applicant's understanding of traffic laws, signs, and procedures specific to each type of vehicle for which the applicant desires to be licensed or to receive endorsement.
A class D knowledge test must be passed to obtain a class D instruction permit or driver's license, or to reinstate a license that was revoked for offenses other than alcohol- or controlled substance-related offenses.
A commercial driver's license general knowledge test must be passed to obtain a commercial driver's license.
Depending on the type and class of vehicle to be driven and endorsements desired, additional commercial license knowledge tests include:
a pretrip knowledge test;
an air brake knowledge test;
a combination vehicle knowledge test;
a double or triple trailer knowledge test;
a passenger knowledge test;
a tanker knowledge test;
a school bus knowledge test; and
a hazardous materials knowledge test.
A motorcycle knowledge test must be passed to obtain a motorcycle instruction permit or motorcycle endorsement on the driver's license.
A motorized bicycle knowledge test must be passed to obtain a 30-day motorized bicycle operator's instruction permit or a motorized bicycle operator's permit.
October 11, 2007
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