The cost of your appointment will be as follows:
- CDL Class A (allow 3 hours for testing time) = $150.00
- CDL Class B (allow 2 hours for testing time) = $130.00
- CDL Class Bp/s (allow 2 hours for testing time) = $150.00
- CDL Class C (allow 2 hours for testing time) = $130.00
Payment is due at the time of scheduling. If your payment or other approved methods are not made in a timely manner, your appointment time is not reserved. Appointment fees do not include equipment rental fees or license fees charged by the Secretary of State.
If you cancel your appointment no later than 48 hours before your appointment, the appointment fee will be refunded or applied towards the cost of a rescheduled appointment.
Please be on time. If you are late, you will forfeit your appointment and fee. Full fees will be charged for rescheduled appointments.
Appointments will be rescheduled if weather conditions in Lawton do not meet state criteria. If the weather may be questionable to you, please call to confirm the appointment.
If it is necessary to retest an applicant because of a failure, the following retesting fees will apply:
|Reason for Failure||CDL Class A||CDL Class B/C|
|Documentation||Full Fee||Full Fee|
|Pre-trip or Equipment Failure||Full Fee||Full Fee|
|Behind The Wheel Failure||Full Fee||Full Fee|
What to Bring
- valid driver's license
- current and legible CLP (Commercial Learner's Permit)
|Document||Class A Test||Class B/C Test|
|current and legible registration||both tractor and trailer||vehicle (and trailer, if applicable)|
|current and legible proof of insurance||both tractor and trailer||vehicle (and trailer, if applicable)|
The equipment must meet Department of Transportation (DOT) safety requirements. The State of Michigan prohibits us from conducting CDL Skills Tests in a loaded vehicle.
- If the following items are not present, the result will be an automatic equipment failure:
- The following items must pass the pre-trip vehicle inspection:
|Horn||Fuel System (leaks)||Suspension Parts (broken, loose, missing)|
|Mirrors||Safety Equipment||Coupling Parts (broken, loose, missing)|
|Windshield||Wheels||Steering Parts (broken, loose, missing)|
|Wipers/Washers||Tires||Brake System defects (air or hydraulic)|
|Speedometer||Lugs (broken, loose, missing)||Doors (driver/passenger doors must operate|
|Safety Belts||Frame (cracked, broken)||Lights (head, tail, brake, 4-ways, turn signals)|
Please Be Prepared
Please refer to the Michigan Commercial Driver License Manual as issued by the Michigan Secretary of State. It is available at your local Secretary of State's office or you can download a PDF copy here. You will want to pay special attention to the overview (found between sections 10 and 11) as well as sections 10, 11, and 12. These sections cover:
- the pre-trip vehicle inspection test (note that the air brake check requirements are very important!)
- the basic vehicle control skills test
- the on-road driving test