General Information

Commercial Driver Licenses ("CDL") are required to operate vehicles that:

*For more detailed information regarding CDL requirements, please refer to the Wisconsin Commercial Driver's Manual which may be obtained from the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles at its website -

Custom CDL Testing is a third-party CDL testing site for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.  A CDL test administered by Custom CDL applies the same standards as those administered by the state at one of its testing sites.

New commercial drivers must get a Commercial Learner Permit ("CLP") to practice driving a commercial motor vehicle ("CMV") to prepare for the CDL skills test.  To obtain the permit you must: