Ask a Trooper: What endorsements and restrictions can a Minnesota license have?
State Trooper Jesse Grabow answers your road safety questions.
Question: A while back you wrote an article on the different driver license classifications. Can you talk about restrictions and endorsements? Thanks!
Answer: A Minnesota driver’s license can have additional restrictions or endorsements based on the person and their license classification.
- Hazardous Materials
- Passenger Transport
- School Bus
- Tank Vehicle
- Double/Triple Trailers
- Corrective Lenses
- Mechanical Devices (hand controls or other adaptive devices)
- Prosthetic Aid
- Automatic Transmission – Equipped CMV
- Limited to Daylight Driving Only
- CDL – Intrastate Only
- No Air Brake Equipped CMV
- No Class A Passenger Vehicle
- No Class A & B Passenger Vehicle
- No Tractor-Trailer CMV
- No Passenger in a CMV Bus
- Ignition Interlock Device
- Medical Variance/Waiver
- No Cargo in a CMV Tank Vehicle
- No Full Air Brake Equipped CMV
- Any use of alcohol invalidates license
- Hand Operated Brakes
- Complete Hand Controls
- Outside Mirrors
- Valid for 3-wheel motorcycle
- Farm Work and Drivers Education Instruction Permit
- Hand Operated light beam control
- Elevated Driving Seat
- No Freeway Driving
Send questions concerning traffic-related laws or issues in Minnesota to: Trp. Jesse Grabow – Minnesota State Patrol , 1000 Highway 10 W., Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-2205. Follow him on Twitter @MSPPIO_NW or reach him at email@example.com.