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CDL stands for Commercial Driver’s License. In order to drive a commercial motor vehicle in the United States, the driver must hold a valid Commercial Driver’s License, or “CDL”. There are three classes of CDLs that determine the kinds of vehicles you’re permitted to drive: Class A, Class B, and Class C. CDL classification is also determined by the vehicle’s gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) and other specific requirements.

Financing a Semi Truck Without a CDL

Financing a Semi Truck Without a CDL

Lately we’ve been receiving more and more calls from first-time semi truck buyers looking to finance a class 8 truck (semi-truck/tractor trailer) that do not hold a CDL (commercial driver’s license). Our industry refers to these type of buyers as “investor buyers.” As you might have guessed, there are some programs available for non-CDL business owners. Later in this post we’ll discuss the available programs and what to expect when trying to finance a Class 8 truck without a CDL. Read More


What It Takes To Be A Long Haul Truck Driver

Semi Truck Financing With Bad Credit

Duties for a Long Haul Truck Driver The lives of long haul truck drivers are not only a mix of adventure and traveling, but also a call to sacrificing the daily presence at dinner tables with their families. Over-the-road drivers often drive from coast to coast for at least three weeks and, therefore, live exciting but nomadic lifestyles. The drivers spend most of their time inside their trucks and are often unsure when and where their next loads will take Read More