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Do IA CDL to drive a truck?
If you鈥檙e driving a truck, combination vehicle (truck and trailer), or a semi tractor within the state you, you don鈥檛 a CDL. If you鈥檙e driving out of state within 150 miles of your , you still don鈥檛 a CDL. However, if you go outside of the 150-mile range into another state, then you will need a CDL.
How far can you drive a farm tractor trailer without a license?
The general rule is farmers can drive a semi truck up to 150 air miles away from the farm without a commercial driver鈥檚 license. However, if the 150-mile radius means you鈥檒l have to travel across the state border, then you鈥檒l need a commercial driver鈥檚 license and the same rules that apply to truck drivers will apply to your farm tractor-trailer.
Do I need A CDL to drive outside of State?
However, if you go outside of the 150-mile range into another state, then you will need a CDL. You also need a CDL if you drive a truck for hire. The same rules apply for farm employees and family members.
Should farmers have to get a commercial drivers license?
They would need the special commercial drivers license to be able to drive their tractor in the road, or on the street. In the past, this wasn鈥檛 an issue, now it is. There are mixed feelings on if the federal legislation should be allowed to force farmers to get commercial drivers license. Why are there mixed opinions on the issue though?