Get an on-highway air brake endorsement
To get an on-highway air brake endorsement in B.C. you must:
A road test is not required.
Studying and preparing for your tests
To get ready for your tests, we highly recommend studying the air brake chapters in
Driving Commercial Vehicles.
The commercial knowledge test is multiple choice. To pass, you'll need to get 28 out of 35 questions correct. The test is offered in English. Translators are not allowed.
Where to take your tests
Book an appointment to take your test at an ICBC
driver licensing office.*
*Tests not available at Cloverdale and Surrey Guildford.
Three attempts at knowledge test
You can attempt the knowledge test up to three times. If you're unsuccessful after three attempts, you'll need to complete an additional 16 hours of air brake theory training before trying again. This also applies to those who with previous experience who were exempted from training.
Retest waiting period
Study hard so you can pass the test the first time. If you don't succeed, you can take the test again after