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Truck Driving Training at Ohio Business College

Are you ready to achieve your professional goals by obtaining a commercial driver’s license? Ohio Business College’s CDL training will give you the tools you need to reach your goal of becoming a truck driver. Get help from the knowledgeable, friendly admissions representatives at the Ohio Business College Truck Driving Academy. We’ll guide you through the enrollment process and get you behind the wheel fast. Follow these steps to begin:

Career Growth

According to the O*NET Online, employment of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers is projected to grow 6% from 2016 to 2016, with a 5% increase in Ohio. Annual wages in Ohio range from $29K with a potential to earn $63K per year*. As the demand for goods increases, more truck drivers will be needed to keep supply chains moving.

CDL Training Admission Requirements

In order to attend OBC’s commercial driver’s license training program, you need to meet the following requirements:

  • Have a current driver’s license
  • Be 18 years old (Intrastate), 21 years old (Interstate)
  • Have an acceptable driving record
  • Pass DOT physical and drug screen
  • Meet Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Parts 383 and 391

Class A CDL Training Program

Ohio Business College’s Truck Driving Academy offers instruction to students seeking to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License. Our Class A CDL training program enters students into the commercial driver field as qualified second-seat (trainee) tractor-trailer drivers. Students who meet the 160-hour Class A CDL course requirements – including five days of classroom instruction, driving range practice, and on-road instruction – will become licensed commercial tractor-trailer drivers.

Classes start every other Monday, with weekend classes available.

Our Class A CDL training program is designed to prepare students for entry into the commercial driver field as qualified entry level second-seat (trainee) tractor-trailer drivers. Working in the classroom, on a protected driving range, and on the road with an instructor, students will build the skills necessary to successfully operate a commercial tractor-trailer through our CDL classes in Ohio.

Program Objectives

  • Students learn, practice, and demonstrate the theoretical skills required to safely operate commercial vehicles, including how to inspect commercial vehicles prior to use and while driving.
  • Students learn, practice, and demonstrate the skills associated with planning trips using a Professional Driver’s Atlas and maintaining official papers related to their profession.
  • Students learn, practice, and demonstrate defensive driving skills using a nationally recognized defensive driving course designed for the professional driver.
  • Students demonstrate basic maneuvering skills including starting, turning, shifting, braking, and straight-line backing.
  • Students demonstrate how to dock a tractor-trailer for loading and unloading in our CDL classes.
  • Students demonstrate the skills necessary to operate a tractor-trailer safely on the public roads and highways.
  • Students demonstrate the safe operating competency required to pass the CDL Road Skills Test in his/her state.
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