You may be wondering what the difference is between Class A and Class B. You may also be wondering what kind of jobs are available. In our Class A Page you can see what qualifies as a Class A.
What exactly makes a Class B a Class B?
A Class B commercial driver’s license is a single vehicle with a gross combination weight rating of 26,001 or more pounds, or tow a vehicle not heavier than 10,000 pounds. The Biggest difference is the gross weight when hauling material. With the appropriate endorsements, you can drive the following Class B vehicles:
-Large passenger buses
-Dump trucks with small trailers
Class B Jobs
Making an educated decision is crucial when choosing which License class you want to train for. Some people have said that Class A is better than Class B, but we know that is based on personal preferences. Sure Class A covers most of Class B but it may be that you prefer focusing on smaller trucks.
The possibilities are almost as endless as Class A. Take a second the driving around and start to notice the amount of variety that Class A and B licenses have.
Have you seen the waste trucks driving around picking up trash and compacting it in from of your eyes? Most waste trucks are Class B with HazMat endorsement. Don’t let the fancy HazMat word throw you off or turn you away. It is actually very easy to have a HazMat endorsement added to your training. As long as you can pass a TSA background check for a TWIC card you will be good to go.
How about all the box trucks carrying furniture and such from warehouse to warehouse, or warehouse to homes. You can work for a delivery company such as Amazon, FedEx or DHL doing residential and/or business deliveries. I’m sure you’ve seen shuttle buses driving around….Well guess what, those are usually Class B with a P endorsement. The construction industry also has Class B dump trucks in need of drivers to haul dirt and debris.
The possibilities are there and ready for you to become a CDL owner. Stop looking for jobs and start your career as a Class B CDL owner by applying below. Click on the button to apply for our school with no obligation.
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