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October 15, 2012
Is a CDL required for workers who move CMV's around a terminal, in/out of garages, or parking lots? No public road use, just repositioning trailers or trucks within a facility.

A CDL is not required for persons operating CMVs wholly within the private property of a facility. See Question 5 at the DOT website

Question 5: May a person operate a CMV wholly on private property, not open to public travel, without a CDL? Guidance: Yes.


NOTE: A CDL is required under certain circumstances for government workers operating CMVs within the boundaries of state and local government property.

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