Special Licenses in Alabama
Those who want to drive school buses, church buses, shuttles or charter buses carrying 16 or more passengers, must get a Commercial Driver's License Endorsement Class C on their regular driver's license. When you apply for a CDL, you'll be required to take a written test and a driving skills test that consists of three parts.
Taxi drivers and chauffeurs in Alabama are required only to have a regular current, valid driver's license (called a Class D) and a business license, to operate.
Alabama requires a Vessel License for anyone 12 years and older operating a motor boat. The state provides a study manual and tests online, or you can pick up a copy of the handbook at your local driver's license office to study, then return and take your license in person.
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