CDL Test

(Don't Cram for this Exam)

You need 3 documents to your CDL test.

Please be sure to bring your Driver License, CDL Permit, and DOT Medical Card on the day of your test. You cannot be tested without them.

You do not need to be a student for us to test you.

Many trucking companies send their trainees to us for testing. CDL College is approved by the state of Colorado to administer CDL Skills Tests. CDL College has two Colorado locations; Commerce City, CO and Grand Junction, CO.

3 Parts to the CDL Skills Test

The Skills Test consists of a Pre-Trip Inspection, 3 Backing Maneuvers, and a Road Test. If you need help with your pre-trip inspection, please download our free study guide at 2017 CDL Study Guide.

Schedule a CDL Skills Test

7 days a week, CDL College tests vehicles of all shapes and sizes.

CDL Skills Test



Class A Schedule Schedule
Class B
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Class B
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Class C
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Take a Pre-Trip Inspection Class at CDL College

We also provide top-notch CDL Training. If you need help with your pre-trip inspection come to the school for a live class. This class is held twice daily. Schedule Here

Testing At CDL College

We are the largest 3rd party tester in Colorado. No other entity in the state tests more vehicles than CDL College. That's just gutsy.

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Want to practice on your own?

We want you to be successful. You don't need training if you know what you're doing but, you need to have the skills to navigate the backing and road portions of the test. You really need to study the Pre-trip inspection, too. We've made it easy. Check out these resources:

Vehicle Inspections: Class B Pre-Trip

This is the video that made instructor Robert Row a YouTube sensation. Watch him demonstrate a full class B pre-trip inspection. Robert covers the front approach, the side approach, the external light check, and the in-cab inspection with brake test. This video lesson works for Class A vehicles too. Watch this video to add Coupling and Uncoupling to your pre-trip inspection studies.

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State of Colorado 2017 CDL Testing Rules

We must adhere to the following testing rules from the State of Colorado when administering the CDL Skills Test. These rules apply to all testing facilities in Colorado. Colorado is very picky.

  • You need to bring your Driver License, CDL Permit and Medical Card. You must have all 3 when you test.
  • Your CDL Permit does not replace your Driver License, no matter what they tell you at DMV.
  • If DMV punches a hole in your Driver License, your license is VOID.
  • NEW! You must hold your permit for 14 days before a CDL Skills Test can be scheduled.
  • We must schedule all tests 3 days in advance. This includes retests and rescheduling.
  • The State of Colorado gives us a 15 minute window to start the test. That includes filling out all of your paperwork and collecting your vehicle information. Make every effort to arrive for your test 15 minutes before your appointment.

Those are the rules. If we don't follow them, the State of Colorado willl suspend us. We will make every accommodation to assist you with obtaining your CDL

CDL College is approved by the state to administer the CDL Skills Tests. CDL College not an extension of the Colorado Department of Revenue. We are a private business that charges a fee for our services.