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			Commercial Driver's License (1) - 




License which authorizes an individual to operate commercial motor vehicles and buses over 26,000 pounds gross vehicle weight. For operators of freight-hauling trucks, the maximum size which may be driven without a CDL is Class 6 (maximum 26,000 pounds gross vehicle weight). 




 Acronym: CDL





 Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)





	
	
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Gross Vehicle Weight - Total weight of a vehicle and everything aboard, including its load. Acronym: GVW Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Gross Vehicle Weight Rating - Total weight a vehicle is rated to carry by the manufacturer, including its own weight and the weight of its load. Acronym: GVWR Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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