Tractor Trailer Programs

Becoming a tractor trailer driver is a promising career, but it has its share of challenges. CDT's training prepares the student with a broad base of knowledge through classroom and practical experience to enter this field a a professional driver

At Commercial Driver Training, we have provided excellent training to countless professionals in the trucking industry over the years. As a premier tractor trailer school in NY, we offer programs suited for different career levels. Our accredited courses are an equal combination of classroom and vehicle training to help make participants become well-rounded on the job and prepared for the problems they may encounter on the road.

Our instructors have a vast collective experience and proven expertise in the matter. Under the guidance of our team, participants will gain the level of competence in line with the standards set by the industry.

Acquire the necessary skill set and essential knowledge a commercial driver must have only at the top tractor trailer school in NY.

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CAREER TRAINING I – Tractor Trailer

Full Time – Monday to Friday – 7:30am to 4:00pm
304 Hour Training Program

Classroom 152 Hours (4 weeks): Permit Preparation DTM Text Book, Defensive Driving, Log Books, Hazardous Materials, DOT Rules and Regulations, Air Brake System and Certification on Adjusting Air Brakes, Map Reading and Trip Planning, Double Trailer Demonstration, Vehicle Maintenance, Terminal Procedure & Document Explanation. Entry level driver training class with Certificate included.

Vehicle Training 152 Hours (4 weeks): Diesel Tractors, Various Transmission. Open Road & City Driving, Vehicle Inspection, Straight Backing, Parallel Parking, Left Back, Right Back, Alley Docking, Serpentine Maneuvers. Road Test Procedures, Loaded and Unloaded trailers. 3 State Road Tests included. Job Placement Assistance, School
Certificate.

PTDl (Professional Truck Driver Institute) Approved Course (Drug Screen and DOT Physical Exam included).
Financing Available If Qualified

8 Weeks


CAREER TRAINING II – Tractor Trailer  (Designed to be accelerated program for students with some prior knowledge of larger vehicles and stick shift experience)

Full Time – Monday Thru Friday – 7:30am to 4:00pm
160 Hour Training Program

Classroom 58 Hours ( 4 weeks): Permit Preparation.  DOT Medical Exam,  Application/Wellness,  Defensive Driving,  Hazardous Materials,  Air Brake Adjustment, DOT Rules & regulations, Log Book

Vehicle Training 102 Hours: Diesel Tractors, Various Transmissions. Open
Road & City Driving, Vehicle Inspection, Straight Backing, Parallel Parking,
Left Back, Right Back, Alley Docking, Serpentine Maneuvers, Road Test
Procedures, Loaded and Unloaded trailers, 2 State Road Tests Included, Job Placement Assistance, School Certificate.

Drug Screen and DOT Physical exam included
Financing Available If Qualified

4 weeks


CAREER TRAINING II – Tractor Trailer

Part Time – Saturday & Sunday – 7:30am to 4:00pm
176 Hour Training Program

Classroom 64 Hours: Permit Preparation, Defensive Driving, Log Books,
Hazardous Materials, DOT Rules and Regulations, Air Brake System and
Certification on Adjusting Air Brakes, Map Reading and Trip Planning.
Entry level driver training class wilh Certificate included.

Vehicle Training 112 Hours: Diesel Tractors, Various Transmissions. Open
Road & City Driving, Vehicle Inspection, Straight Backing, Parallel Parking,
Left Back, Right Back, Alley Docking, Serpentine Maneuvers, Road Test
Procedures, Loaded and Unloaded trailers, 2 State Road Tests Included, Job Placement Assistance, School Certificate.

Drug Screen and DOT Physical exam included
Financing Available If Qualified

11 weekends