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CDL License Qualifications

It is important to make sure you meet the qualifications for a truck driving job before you start your truck driver training. CDL Training Today makes sure that before you are accepted into one of our partner’s CDL training programs, you are pre-qualified to start work as a professional truck driver.

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CDL Training Today’s pre-qualification process guarantees that students we accept into our programs will have an outlet for employment as soon as they graduate from their local CDL training school. More than 90% of our students are pre-hired before they even begin their CDL training program.

CDL Training Prerequisites

The prerequisites for attending our CDL training programs are based on the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) physical examination and the requirements of our partner trucking companies. At CDL Training Today, our goal is to make sure you can be pre-qualified for employment before attending your CDL training. Some of the prerequisites for CDL training include:

  • Must be 20 years old and hold a valid driver’s license
  • Must have a clean driving record with no recent DUI’s or felonies
  • Must be able to pass the DOT physical

In conclusion, to pass the DOT physical and meet the requirements for CDL training programs, you must be in good health, have a clean criminal and driving record, and be able to pass drug screening tests. You must also be able to maintain these standards throughout your trucking career.

If you are unsure about your ability to pass a DOT physical exam, consult with your family physician or contact CDL Training Today to schedule a DOT physical with your local CDL training facility.

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