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CDL Certification
January 14, 2019 by: Lesley Gooding

There will be a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) prep course on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 9:00 -  11:00 a.m. in the Farm Bureau Auditorium.  The class will cover general knowledge of CDLs:  air brakes, combination vehicles, tankers, doubles and triples, passenger vehicles and hazardous materials. 
A CDL is required if you drive any of the following: any combination vehicle with a Gross Combination Weight Rating of 26,001 pounds or more, providing the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is more than 10,000 pounds; any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 pounds or more or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds; any vehicle designed to transport 15 or more people and any vehicle required by federal law to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials. 
Farmers and farm employees are exempt if they do not drive a semi-trailer and are within 150 air miles of their homes. 
The cost of the prep course is $50 for Farm Bureau members and $55 for non-members.  To register for the class, clip the bottom of this page and send it with the payment to the Farm Bureau, 801 N. Country Fair Dr., Champaign, IL  61821.  Registration deadline is Friday, March 1, 2019.  There is a minimum of 10 participants to hold the class and a maximum of 50 total participants. 
 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Registration Form for CDL Prep Course 
Name: ________________________________________________________________ 
Address: _______________________________________________________________   

                street or county road address                   city                         zip 
Email Address:_______________________________________________________ 
Phone: ________________________________________________________________ 

                          home/work                                           cell phone 
Check the test(s) which needs to be taken: 
_____  General Knowledge    _____ Doubles/Triples 
_____  Air Brakes     _____  Passenger Vehicles 
______Combination Vehicles                          ______ Hazardous Materials   ______ Tankers 
Farm Bureau member ($50) ______  Non Farm Bureau member ($55) _____ 
Return to: 
Champaign County Farm Bureau 

Registration Deadline:  March 1, 2019

ATTN:   Brenda     

801 N. Country Fair Dr. Champaign, IL  61821