Independent third-party examiners

The following list contains contact information for Washington State Certified Independent Third Party Examiners (TPE).

Before scheduling a skills test with an independent TPE be sure to have obtained a Skills Test Results form from a driver licensing office location.

You'll need to pay the fee to the TPE at the time of the skills test.

  • CDL skills test: $250
  • School bus: $100

Locations are alphabetical by county.

(Note: the following information is subject to change)

Asotin

Michael Smyth

  • Test route location: Clarkston
  • Phone: 208.791.8189
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Benton

Bud Stephens

  • Test route location: Tri-Cities
  • Phone: 509.942.4742
  • Authorized to test: Trucks
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Chelan

Greg Nordang

  • Test route location: Wenatchee
  • Phone: 509.669.5574
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Clark

George Childs

  • Test route location: Vancouver
  • Phone: 360.953.3957
  • Authorized to test: Trucks
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Steven Funk

  • Test route location: Vancouver
  • Phone: 503.866.2760
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Zach Thomas

  • Test route location: Vancouver/Ridgefield
  • Phone: 360.831.3505
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Cowlitz

Chip Hainline

  • Website: www.westerncdltesting.com
  • Test route location: Longview
  • Phone: 360.270.4356
  • Authorized to test: Trucks
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Douglas

Pat Medrano

  • Test route location: East Wenatchee
  • Phone: 509.679.0637 or 509.470.8989
  • Authorized to test: Trucks
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Franklin

Theresa Maki

  • Test route location: Pasco
  • Phone: 509.948.6544
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Grant

Gabriel Martinez

  • Website: http://mtzcdlacademy.weebly.com/
  • Test route location: Quincy, Moses Lake
  • Phone: 509.787.1813
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC
  • Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) rentals available.

Grays Harbor

Kirk Church

  • Test route location: Elma
  • Phone: 360.589.4550
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

King

Ed Miller

  • Test route location: Kent
  • Phone: 253-973-5235
  • Authorized to test: Trucks Only
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Steve Kovac

  • Test route location: Seattle
  • Phone: 206.819.5899
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Jim Layne

  • Test route location: Woodinville
  • Phone: 425.319.3163
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Kittitas

Kevin Bell

  • Test route location: Ellensburg City
  • Phone: 509.952.0734
  • Authorized to test: Trucks
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Okanogan

Cheril Sweany

  • Test route location: Tonasket
  • Phone: 509.322.8884
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Pacific

Kirk Church

  • Test route location: South Bend/Raymond
  • Phone: 360.589.4550
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Pierce

Doug Collins

  • Test route location: Puyallup
  • Phone: 253.350.2375
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

David McLean

  • Test route location: Tacoma
  • Phone: 253.426.2100
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Skagit

James Bergstrom

  • Test route location: Burlington
  • Phone: 360.445.2261
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Steve Nelson

  • Test route location: Burlington
  • Phone: 360.399.8079
  • Authorized to test: Trucks Only
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Snohomish

Jim Layne

  • Test route location: Snohomish
  • Phone: 425.319.3163
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Spokane

Jason Boudreau

  • Website: www.drive509.com
  • Test route location: Spokane
  • Phone: 509.990.2884
  • Authorized to test: Trucks
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Greg Keene

  • Test route location: Spokane
  • Phone: 509.999.5618
  • Authorized to test: Trucks
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Doug Odegaard

  • Test route location: Spokane
  • Phone: 208.771.0039
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Tracey Thomas

  • Test route location: Spokane Valley
  • Phone: 509.842.8496
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Stevens

Kevin Mahugh

  • Test route location: Colville
  • Phone: 509.684.5152
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Thurston

Lannie Perkins

  • Test route location: Olympia
  • Phone: 360.789.4286
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Walla Walla

Steve Harvey

  • Test route location: Walla Walla
  • Phone: 509.520.0985
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Whatcom

Rob Harvey

  • Test route location: Lynden
  • Phone: 360.815.2871
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Yakima

Gabriel Martinez

  • Test route location: Toppenish
  • Phone: 509.787.1813
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Gary Mears

  • Test route location: Union Gap
  • Phone: 509.575.8939
  • Authorized to test: Trucks/Passenger & school bus
  • Vehicle class: ABC

Kevin Bell

  • Test route location: Yakima County
  • Phone: 509.952.0734
  • Authorized to test: Trucks
  • Vehicle class: ABC

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