Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 522.014


The department may issue a commercial learners permit to an individual who:


has been issued a drivers license by the department; and


has passed the vision and written tests required for the class of vehicle to be driven.


A commercial learners permit must be a separate document from a drivers license or a commercial drivers license.


The issuance of a commercial learners permit is required for:


the initial issuance of a commercial drivers license; or


the upgrade in classification of a commercial drivers license that requires a skills test.


A commercial learners permit holder may not take a commercial drivers license skills test before the 15th day after the date of the issuance of the permit.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 752 (H.B. 1888), Sec. 6, eff. January 1, 2016.
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