Training Programs for CDL Truck Drivers: Class A, Class B and Passenger
Progressive Truck Driving School Inc. offers a wide variety of truck driving programs to meet the needs of students and employers. To keep up to date with changing regulations in the trucking industry, our programs are continually improved and updated by our training advisers. Our courses are a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on training.
Class A CDL Truck Driving Course – 200 Clock Hrs
This program meets or exceeds the basic hiring criteria for major truckload freight companies seeking drivers. It includes the 160 hour curriculum, provides additional behind-the-wheel training, as well as eligibility for the Hazmat endorsement. We recommend this course for students that have never driven a manual transmission vehicle.
Class A CDL Truck Driving Course – 240 Clock Hrs
This program includes everything in the 200 hour curriculum. It contains training on a variety of truck configurations to accommodate those who want a more intensive behind-the-wheel experience, and a wider range of job opportunities, it includes eligibility for 3 endorsements: Hazmat Material, Double/Triples and Tankers.
Class A CDL Truck Driving Course – 300 Clock Hrs
This program is the most comprehensive one that we offer. It includes everything in the 240 hour curriculum with more intense hands-on training. It is an in-depth course that addresses not only the body of knowledge a driver needs to know and understand, but teaches the procedures that, in practice, will enable the student to become an entry-level commercial truck driver. Safety practices are emphasized throughout the program. Many real-life driving problems and situations are presented for the student to resolve. The depth of this program is intended to stress the importance of developing traits and demonstrating the behavior that characterize true professional truck driver.
Introduction to Trucking Class A or B or Passenger Driving Course – 160 Clock Hrs
This program provides basic knowledge and skills to prepare students for CDL exam. It familiarizes students with tractor-trailer and bus systems and components. Safe driving techniques and hands-on training in the vehicle are the basis of this program. This course offers minimum hours of instruction as required by the Secretary of State.
Upgrade Program to CDL Class A – 80 Clock Hrs
This program provides complete training and licensing opportunities for individuals currently holding a CDL class B license and seeking to drive a combination of commercial vehicles. This course will upgrade a CDL class B license to a CDL class A license.
What do students say about our programs?
“Progressive Truck Driving School provided and guided me with the best tools and team of instructors that I need to succeed through the process of obtaining my CDL license.”
“Progressive is a great school. They take the time to teach you the right way and have patience with you. I highly recommend this school. You won’t be disappointed.”
“I was referred by a trucking company. I was told that in his experience, drivers from Progressive learned more. Everyone here was professional and knowledgeable. They were especially helpful when it came to hands on learning.”
“I had a great time and learned a lot. I would recommend Progressive to my friends or anyone that needs their CDL.”