You may have discovered that you can no longer take your Commercial Driver Exam at the local PennDOT Driver Licensing Center.

Instead, you are now required to take your exam at a local Third Party Test Site.  We can help.

Third Party Testing

We have examiners available and can usually schedule your exam within one to three weeks -- often as quickly as two days.  The test generally takes about three hours to complete.

DCS School of Driving follows Federal Testing Guidelines which may be found at the PENNDOT WEBSITE.

Costs for testing are as follows:

Tests Requiring use of

DCS School of Driving Provided Truck

(Also Requires a minimum of 2 hours of evaluation ($170 total) prior to testing day.)

Vehicle Inspection.................$100
Basic Skills...........................$100
Road Test..............................$100

Tests Using Truck Provided by Student

Vehicle Inspection.................$60
Basic Skills...........................$60
Road Test..............................$60


Fees for tests not administered (i.e. due to a failed section)
will be credited toward future testing.

Any test -- including retests
MUST be scheduled at least two days in advance.



Our available equipment includes:

Kenworth T-600 10 Speed Manual Trans. Tractor

Kenworth T-600 13 Speed Manual Trans. Tractor

48 Foot Dry-Van Trailers

Thomas Saf-T-Liner Coach Style (Rear Engine) School Bus - Automatic Transmission


Call Steve Kessler at 717 586-9648x102
If you are having problem or
If you need to pay with Cash or Check.

Tests can only be scheduled once they are paid in full

*Please note.  We are a Third Party Test Administrator.  We can conduct the tests and score the results, but we CANNOT issue a license.

The results are sent to Harrisburg and your license will be sent to you in the mail.

It generally takes about one to two weeks for your to receive your license from PennDOT.
DCS Driving School Phone: (717) 586-9648
http://www.dcsdrivingschool.com
Driving Your Future (717) 586-9648