Third Party CDL Testers

South Dakota Driver Licensing locations do not administer driving skills tests for commercial driver licenses or endorsements.

You can take your CDL driving test at third party test sites around the state. CDL tests must be scheduled two business days in advance, and you must drive on a commercial learner’s permit for 14 days prior to testing. The cost of a driving skills test is $90 plus tax.

If you’d like to become a third party tester, view our Third Party Tester Requirements.  If qualified, email us or
call (605) 773-6883 for further information.

 

Northeast Test Sites

Aberdeen

073
Sid Gonsor – Central States
(605) 229-0304 (home)
(605) 216-3774 (cell)
Class: A, B, C and passenger/school bus

 

Watertown

037
Les Gonsor- Lake Area Vo-Tech
(605) 880-2215 
Class: A, B & C
 
031
Jerry Cudmore – Lake Area Vo-Tech
(605) 695-2902 (cell)
Class: A and B


029 
Jeff Dahr - JD's Transportation
(605) 461-3010
Class: A, B, C and passenger/school bus

 

Northwest Test Sites

Mobridge

073
Sid Gonsor – Central States
(605) 229-0304 (home)
(605) 216-3774 (cell)
Class: A, B, C and passenger/school bus

 

Southeast Test Sites

Brookings

029 
Jeff Dahr - JD's Transportation
(605) 461-3010
Class: A, B, C and passenger/school bus

 

Huron

029 
Jeff Dahr - JD's Transportation
(605) 461-3010
Class: A, B, C and passenger/school bus

 

019
Joe Snyder – Truck and Trailer Specialist LLC
(605) 352-6461 (work)
(605) 354-4453 (cell)
Class: A, B and C

 

Kimball

021
Dale Steffen – Aurora County
(605) 249-2657 (home)
(605) 680-0011 (cell)
Class: A, B, C and passenger/school bus

 

Mitchell

021
Dale Steffen – Aurora County
(605) 249-2657 (home)
(605) 680-0011 (cell)
Class: A, B, C and passenger/school bus

 

075
Pat Cranny – Cranny Sales Service
(605) 942-7421 (home)
(605) 770-7940 (cell)
Class: A, B and C
 

Parker

045
Steve Abbas- Abbas CDL Service, LLC
(605) 941-1388 
 Class: A, B & C
 

Plankinton

021
Dale Steffen – Aurora County
(605) 249-2657 (home)
(605) 680-0011 (cell)
Class: A, B, and C and passenger/school bus
 
075
Pat Cranny- Cranny Sales Service
(605) 942-7421  (home)
(605) 770-7940 (cell)
Class: A, B, and C and passenger/school bus

Scotland

036
Rick Meyer – B-J School Busses
(605) 583-4596
Class: B, C and passenger/school bus

 

Sioux Falls

030
Donald Hubert – Hubert Excavating
(605) 987-2237 (home)
(605) 321-1871 (cell)
Class: A, B, C and passenger/school bus

012
Mike Fischer - SDL, LLC
(605) 359-7039
Class: A, B and C
 
029 
Jeff Dahr - JD's Transportation
(605) 461-3010
Class: A, B, C and passenger/school bus
 
004
Jim Shafer – School Bus, Inc.
Christopher Montgomery - School Bus, Inc.
(605) 334-6644
Class: B, C and passenger/school bus
 
 

Tyndall

010
Russell Williams – Williams Sanitation
(605) 589-3072 (home)
(605) 661-5623 (cell)
Class: A, B, C and passenger/school bus

 

Yankton

032
Tom McCarty – Hubert Excavating
(605) 661-1410
(605) 668-0938 (please leave a message)
Class: A, B and C

Southwest Test Sites

Pierre

073
Sid Gonsor – Central States
(605) 229-0304 (home)
(605) 216-3774 (cell)
Class: A, B, C and passenger/school bus

 

Rapid City

020
Robert Holloway – Western Dakota Tech
(605) 716-9950 (home)
(605) 484-1991 (cell)
Class: A, B, C and passenger/school bus

 

022
Roger Stevens – Western Dakota Tech
(605) 722-5593 (home)
(605) 641-6155 (cell)
Class: A, B, C and passenger/school bus

 

Spearfish

022
Roger Stevens – Western Dakota Tech
(605) 722-5593 (home)
(605) 641-6155 (cell)
Class: A, B, C and passenger/school bus

 

Sturgis

022
Roger Stevens – Western Dakota Tech
(605) 722-5593 (home)
(605) 641-6155 (cell)
Class: A, B, C and passenger/school bus

 

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Need to apply for or renew your commercial driver’s license? Review CDL manuals to get ready for testing. Then review third party testers to take your CDL driving test and hit the road.

See CDL FAQs for more information. 

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