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Third-Party CDL Testing

CDL testing is available in Cranberry, Pennsylvania, and Erie, Pennsylvania. You must submit a copy of your permit 48 hours before the date of your test. This can be done either by fax or an emailed photo.  

Things you need to bring:

  • Valid Driver's License (Copies are not permitted on test day)

  • Valid CDL Permit (Copies are not permitted on test day)

  • Out-Of-State Drivers: must also bring a license and permit. The two are not equivalent legally. 

  • Payment

  • Successfully completed all the requirements for ELDT (Theory, Range, and Road)

CDL Testing Fees

Initial CDL Exam Fee: $250.00

Retesting Fees: 

Full Exam Retest: $225.00

Skills and Road Retest: $150.00

Road Retest: $75.00

Note: Retesting fees only apply to individuals that have previously tested at PA PRIDE, if you tested at another location, you will be charged the initial CDL Exam Fee.

Practice Time

Practice time is $100.00 for every hour purchased.


  • Cash

  • Credit/Debit Card

  • Business Checks

  • No personal checks

After you Complete you CDL Test

Wait 10 to 15 business days to receive you CDL in the mail

If you have not received your CDL after 15 business days, please contact us.

If bringing your own Truck:

  • Valid Truck Registration

  • Valid Truck Insurance

  • Valid Trailer Registration

  • Co-driver that you arrived with MUST have a valid CDL for the appropriate class of vehicle

Restriction Removal Fees

Air Brake Restriction Removal Fee: $150.00

Automatic Restriction Removal Fee: $150.00

Tractor Trailer Restriction Removal Fee: $225.00

Vehicle Rental

Class A: $300.00 (Plus Testing Fees)

Straight Truck: $225.00 (Plus Testing Fees)

Trailer Rental: $150.00 (Plus Testing Fees)

Note: Vehicle rentals are only available for CDL skills testing at PA PRIDE's testing locations.


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