The Commercial Driver's License (CDL) course is based on the new Department of Transportation entry - level driver training requirements. It includes on-line classroom instruction and 1:1 over-the-road driving instruction in rural, urban, highway, and interstate settings. Students are familiarized with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, vehicle equipment and operations, logging, trip planning, mapping, and other requirements and expectations of commercial drivers. Defensive driving techniques and safe operations of the vehicle are thoroughly covered and students are prepared to take the state performance exams for a CDL A license. CDL testing will occur on - site. Students must earn a Certified Learner’s Permit, pass a drug/alcohol screen, and acquire a DOT medical card in order to enroll in the course.