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Commercial Driver’s Training is designed to teach the basics of driving, logging, and backing of tractor trailer combination vehicles or straight trucks in excess of 30,000 Gross Vehicle Rated Weight. Our goal is to get you started in your career on the road in a job field that is in high demand. We utilize and teach current technology, regulations, and industry standards. We look forward to helping you on your road to success. Please contact the Commercial Driver’s License Training department to register.
The Commercial Driver’s License Class A Program is designed to teach the basics of driving, backing, logging, and DOT regulations that pertain to commercial vehicle operators of combination vehicles with a Gross Combination Weight Rating in excess of 26,001 pounds.
At the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to test at the Secretary of State Facility for your Class A CDL.
The Commercial Driver’s License Class B Program is designed to teach the basics of driving, backing, logging, and DOT regulations that pertain to commercial vehicle operators of single vehicles in excess of 26,001 pounds or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
At the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to test at the Secretary of State Facility for your Class B CDL.
The Commercial Driver’s License Refresher Program is designed to be tailorable to your needs. Do you need to transfer your license from out-of-state? Have you been off the road for a while? Do you want to learn a new skill? We can help you with your needs. We can help you in class or in the yard, or a combination of the two. Our goal is to get you moving again as a professional truck driver.
Payments can be made by using credit card, cash, money order, personal check, grant voucher, or FACTS payment plan prior to the start of training.
Refresher courses are scheduled as available depending on training required. Please call or email the CDL Training Department to customize and schedule your refresher courses.
Lake Land College is proud to announce that we offer the National Safety Council’s Professional Truck Driver 5th edition course. Participants will acquire the knowledge to help them remain incident- and citation-free by focusing on collision prevention through hazard recognition and crash avoidance. Educating yourself, or your employees, about the importance of safe, responsible, driving can potentially decrease liability exposure, financial risks and the costs related to fleet insurance premiums including workers’ compensation claims, traffic violations and repair bills. The course features:
Participants will learn:
Please call for more information or to schedule training.
The Commercial Driver’s License Department not only teaches new drivers we can also assist you in training the driver’s you already have employed with your company. As a company manager we understand that you are busy. Let us help you in any way we can. e can offer:
Please contact the Commercial Driver’s License Program to see what we can offer you.
“The demand for CDL drivers is huge. Nationally, the industry is expected to experience a shortage of 130,000 drivers in coming years.”
– Justin Onigkeit, transportation training coordinator