FAQs: Our Truck Driver Training Program
The truck driver training program at Classic Carriers is a win-win for those looking to start a career in truck driving, and it also helps us keep our driver pool full.
What is the driver training program at Classic Carriers?
The program begins with the four-week truck driving course at the Ohio Business College to earn a CDL. Tuition is fully paid by Classic Carriers, along with attendees receiving a $250 weekly incentive. The college program combines textbook knowledge with valuable time behind the wheel to ensure drivers are ready to safely hit the roadways.
After graduating and earning a CDL, the new driver begins an eight-week paid driver training program at Classic Carriers. The new driver is paired with a Classic Carriers’ driver trainer who has been handpicked by our safety department.
After eight weeks, the new driver comes on board as a solo company driver.
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Why join the Classic Carriers training program?
Many companies require at least one year of experience in the field before being hired. Our training program helps new drivers obtain their CDL and gain experience while getting paid, along with many other benefits.
Our training program benefits include:
- Earn money while you learn
- An affordable way to get the required driving needed
- Guaranteed truck driving job after completion
- Tuition reimbursement
- Paired with an experienced mentor to show you the ropes and answer questions
- Completion bonus and sign-on bonus, too
What are the qualifications to join the training program?
To join the Classic Carriers program, qualifications include:
- Must be at least 23 years old
- Good Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
- No DUIs in the last seven years
- No failed drug tests
- No felonies
- Must have work references
- Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP)
What is the job outlook for truck driving?
Demand for truck drivers is high, which means it is a good time to get into the truck driving industry. The industry is facing a driver shortage at a time when freight shipping has increased.
What are the requirements to become a company driver at Classic Carriers if I don’t go through your training program?
We require company drivers to have two years of recent verifiable experience, which can include military experience. Candidates also must possess a Class A CDL, have an acceptable MVR based on hiring standards, be at least 23 years old and meet all Department of Transportation regulatory requirements under section 391 of the Federal Motor Carriers regulations.
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