Driver License & ID Card

Commercial Driver

CDL Endorsements and Restrictions

Endorsements

H: Hazmat
Authorizes driver to drive a vehicle transporting hazardous materials in an amount requiring placarding

T: Double and Triple Trailers
Authorizes driver to drive a vehicle with double or triple trailers that create more than one articulation point for the combination

P: Passenger
Authorizes driver to drive vehicles designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver

N: Tanker
Authorizes driver to drive tank vehicles

S: School Bus
Authorizes driver to drive school buses transporting children

X: Tanker/Hazmat
Authorizes driver to drive tank vehicles and hazardous materials in a quantity requiring placarding

Restrictions

E: No Manual Transmission Equipped Commercial Motor Vehicle
Restricts driver from operating manual transmission equipped commercial motor vehicles

K: Intrastate Only
Restricts driver to intrastate operation only

L: Vehicles without Airbrakes
Restricts driver to vehicles not equipped with air brakes

M: No Class A Passenger Vehicle
Restricts driver from operating class A passenger vehicles

N: No Class A and B Passenger Vehicle
Restricts driver from operating class A and B passenger vehicles

O: No Tractor-Trailer Commercial Motor Vehicle
Restricts driver from operating tractor-trailers

V: Medical Variance
Indicates existence of a medical variance on the driver record in the commercial license information system

W: Farm Waiver
Restricts driver to the operation of commercial motor vehicles in accordance with a waiver for farm-related service industries issued under section 4506.24 of the Revised Code

Z: No Cargo in CMV tank Vehicle:
Restricts the driver from transporting cargo in a tank vehicle.

Commercial Learner Permit Endorsements

N: Tanker
Authorizes permit holder to drive tank vehicles

P: Passenger
Authorizes permit holder to drive vehicles designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver

S: School Bus
Authorizes permit holder to drive school buses transporting children

Commercial Learner Permit Restrictions

K: Intrastate Only
Restricts driver to intrastate operation only

L: Vehicles without Airbrakes
Restricts driver to vehicles not equipped with air brakes

M: No Class A Passenger Vehicle
Restricts driver from operating class A passenger vehicles

N: No Class A and B Passenger Vehicle
Restricts driver from operating class A and B passenger vehicles

P: No Passengers in Commercial Motor Vehicle Bus
Restricts driver from transporting passengers in a commercial motor vehicle bus

V: Medical Variance
Indicates existence of a medical variance on the driver record in the commercial license information system

X: No Full Air Brake Equipped Commercial Motor Vehicle
Restricts driver to vehicles not equipped with full air brakes

Where Do I Go?

Ohio Revised Code: 4506.12

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