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How do I get a passenger endorsement in Massachusetts?

How do I get a passenger endorsement in Massachusetts?

The passenger endorsement applies to drivers who want to drive a bus in any Class A, B, or C CDL. Applicants must pass a special knowledge test, and must pass skills tests in a passenger vehicle. The Massachusetts CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions.

What is a Class B passenger endorsement?

What type of vehicle requires a Class B CDL with a Passenger Endorsement? Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 pounds or more AND carries 16 or more passengers inclduing the driver.

Who can be in the car with a permit driver in MA?

21 years old
Permit holders must always be accompanied by a licensed driver, at least 21 years old with one year driving experience, in the front passenger seat at all times. While under 18, the permit holder is not permitted to drive between 12AM and 5AM unless accompanied by a licensed parent or legal guardian.

How do I get my HazMat endorsement in Massachusetts?

Apply for and successfully pass the Transportation Security Administration’s Security Background Check. This is now required for all Hazardous Materials Endorsement applicants. It could take 60 days or more to receive the results. Take and pass the Hazardous Materials Endorsement exam.

How do I get my HazMat and tanker endorsement?

  1. Step 1: Complete and submit your HME application at the Driver License Office.
  2. Step 2: Complete and Pass the Hazardous Materials Exam.
  3. Step 3: Schedule and Complete Appointment for Fingerprinting.
  4. Step 4: Transportation Security Administration (TSA) security threat assessment.

What does class C stand for?

Class C. Authorizes an individual to drive: Single vehicle or combination of vehicles that are not included in Class A or B. Single vehicle with a GVWR of less than 26,001 pounds towing a farm trailer with a GVWR that does not exceed 20,000 pounds.

Can I drive in NH with a Ma permit?

New Hampshire does not issue learner’s permits; however, a person learning to drive (regardless of the State they reside in) is permitted to drive under certain conditions. The person learning to drive must be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian, or other responsible licensed adult 25 years of age or older.

What happens if you get caught driving with a permit in Massachusetts?

Learners Permit Driving Unaccompanied Restrictions/Penalties Restricts driving under a permit unless accompanied by parent/guardian who is a valid driver’s license and at least 1 year driving experience. Subsequent offenses: 1 year permit suspension. New Penalty. Fine for unlicensed operation: $100 to $1000.

Can I drive in NH with a Massachusetts permit?

New Hampshire Will “NOT” accept any out of state learner’s permits. (Update: “In New Hampshire they don’t issue learner’s permits at all. Anyone 15 1/2 or over can drive with their parent/guardian OR any licensed driver 25 or over.

What are the requirements for a passenger endorsement?

For a Passenger (P) Endorsement, the applicant must have the appropriate class vehicle designed to carry 16 or more passengers, including the driver. Vehicles with unstable, dangerous, or HAZMAT loads will be rejected. The vehicle must be completely free of hazardous material

When do you need an endorsement for a CDL?

For example, you need an endorsement to carry passengers in a commercial vehicle, and you also need an endorsement to drive a vehicle carrying hazardous materials. Once you’ve earned an endorsement, the letter that represents it will be printed on the front of your CDL, and a description on the back.

Do you need an endorsement to drive a school bus?

For example, you’ll need a special endorsement to drive a school bus. Note: If upgrading to a Class C from a Class D, no road test is required UNLESS the endorsement requires one. An endorsement is a designation on your CDL that indicates that you’re qualified to operate specific kinds of vehicles or to use them in specific ways.

What are the requirements for a Massachusetts Class M road test?

Applicant requirements. For a Class M road test you will need: A valid learner’s permit with a Class M endorsement; A completed Class M road test application; If you are under 18 years of age: You must successfully complete a Massachusetts Rider Education Program (MREP) basic rider course; Complete all junior operator requirements