Commercial Driver's License Info
CDL Medical Certification Requirement
Effective July 1, 2011, all commercial drivers who are subject to 49 CFR 391 (DOT medical certification) and are issued a commercial driver license after June 30, 2011, must send a copy of their new medical examiner's certificate to the South Dakota Driver Licensing Program before their current certificate expires.
Click on the FAQ's on Medical Certification for CDL Holders link above or call the South Dakota Driver Licensing Program at 1.800.952.3696 for more information.
Physician Training for the CDL Medical Certification Requirement
Effective May 21, 2014, all medical examinations required by 49 CFR 391 (DOT medical certification) must be conducted by a medical examiner who is listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. If you are a medical examiner and wish to attend medical examiner certification training in South Dakota, visit the South Dakota Academy of Family Physicians website at http://www.sdafp.org/ for further information.
Commercial Endorsements Announcement
As of January 2, 2006, examiners at our exam stations no longer administer the drive tests for commercial endorsements. Please contact a Third Party Tester to schedule the drive test. Click on the link below to locate a Third Party Tester in your area.
Other websites of interest to commercial drivers:
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