Keeping all your DMV paperwork, license and endorsements in order as a commercial driver can be tough. That’s why DMV.com is here to help whether you’re a newbie applying for your CDL or a veteran of the road. We bring you info on the most common DMV related issues faced by today’s commercial drivers. Unlike other sites DMV.com lets you edit and improve our articles so you can help keep your fellow truckers on the road and out of DMV lines.
Renewing a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) in North Carolina is a relatively simple process compared to [[/nc/north-carolina/cdl-commercial-drivers-license-application|applying for a new CDL.]]
==PROCEDURES FOR RENEWING YOUR COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE==
# A renewal notice will be sent to you indicating when your current CDL will expire.
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==BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR A COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S PERMIT/LICENSE==
* Must meet requirements for a [[/nc/north-carolina/drivers-license|North Carolina Driver’s license]].
* Certify that you are in agreement with state motor carrier safety regulations and also have a clear driving record of any kind, previous (if any) or if it is a case of original application.
* Provide a valid Medical Examiner's Certificate.
In order to obtain your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) you must first pass a series of general knowledge and practical/driving exams. The driver’s manual is the book that provides the information you need to know in order to pass your tests and drive safely.
===Information Covered in Manual===
The Commercial Driver’s License manual covers information regarding requirements, instruction permits, classes of commercial licenses, fees and restrictions. The book also covers state traffic laws and safe driving information which will help you drive responsibly and safely.
If your North Carolina commercial driver’s license (CDL) is lost, stolen, or destroyed, you can apply for a replacement license.