Special Licenses in North Dakota
- You must be at least 18 years old.
- You must pass a physical and provide a medical card.
- In a addition to a commercial driver's license (CDL) you also need a passenger endorsement.
School bus driver license requirements are pretty much standard throughout North Dakota. However, each school district may impose its own requirements.
Read the School Bus Driver's Guide for more information.
You do not need a CDL if you operate a shuttle van or bus designed for 15 passengers or less.
Taxi driver license requirements vary with each municipality.
North Dakota does not require a chauffeur's license to drive a limousine.
There are no age restrictions when operating on private land. When riding on public land, however, youth operators must be at least 12 years old, and either have passed a snowmobile safety course or own a valid driver's license.
Kids under age six should not ride as passengers, either.
All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV)
Riders between 12 and 16 years old must either own a driver's license or have successfully completed an ATV safety class.
Under-18s must wear helmets.
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