Do You Need a CDL to Drive an RV?

Generally, you do not need a commercial driver's license (CDL) in order to operate an RV that is less than 26,000 pounds, or 10,000 pounds for trailers. Check your state's DMV site for specific regulations.

Article Written By Roy Scribner

Roy Scribner is based in Silicon Valley, where he writes about outdoor recreation topics for various online media outlets, while moonlighting as the business development manager for a defense aerospace firm. Roy and family are avid RV'rs and campers, averaging 5,000 miles every year in the Western United States.

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