CDL Training

Classic Driving School offers training starting at a minimum of 4 hours of training. All training is with a state licensed CDL trainer. At the end of every training session, the student will be informed of his/her strengths and weaknesses, and additional training may be scheduled if needed. The training is offered in four different vehicles for Class A and two different vehicles for Class B. The Class A vehicles available are a manual transmission day cab with a 24' flatbed trailer, a manual transmission day cab with a 48' van trailer, and an automatic transmission straight truck with a 24' flatbed trailer. All combination vehicles are rated over 26001 lbs. The Class B vehicle available is an automatic straight truck, as well as a manual transmission straight truck, both rated over 26001 lbs. All vehicles are equipped with air brakes.

 

*To use our rental trucks, you CANNOT have an air brake restriction!

 

**New Course**

Although, driving an RV does not require a CDL license, we do have an instructor that has been driving his own RV for years. He can teach you how to drive your new RV, as well as give you tips and pointers on setting up and maintenance. Please make sure you request the RV course when you call!

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Tractor Trailer

Classic Driving School offers different programs to best suite your needs. Below are the costs and requirements for each program. Please call the office to enroll. (Funding available through Michigan Works! and TARFF loan.

 

½ Day Course: (*must meet certain criteria)

4 hours of Behind-The-Wheel training. This course will sharpen your ability to perform the pre-trip, the skills, and on-the-road portions of the test

 

Day Course: (intended for those with little experience)

8 hours of Behind-The-Wheel training. This course is broken up into two 4-hour blocks. Light duty (6-speed) transmission.

 

Basic Program: (intended for those with little-no experience)

One week (20hrs) of Behind-The-Wheel training. This course is broken up into five 4-hour blocks, and includes one road test. Light duty (6-speed) transmission.

 

Transitional Program: (intended for those with no experience)

Two weeks (40hrs) of Behind-The-Wheel training. This course is broken up into ten 4-hour blocks, and includes one road test. Light duty (6-speed)/or heavy duty (10-speed) transmission.

 

Standard Program: (intended for over-the-road drivers)

Four weeks (160hrs) of Behind-The-Wheel training. This course is broken up into 8 hours of CLP preparation, 80 hours of structured study, twenty 4-hour blocks, and includes one road test. The program also includes the CLP, and the DOT medical card. Heavy duty (10-speed) transmission.

 

Please be sure to bring the following items located here: DOWNLOAD

 

*All Students are required to have a Commercial Learners Permit (CLP, also referred to as a TIP), and a valid Michigan Driver’s License.

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