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  • What payment methods do you accept?
    We accept all major credit cards, checks, or cash. For the 160-hour course, we also accept WIOA grant and GI Bill funding.
  • Do you teach in languages besides English?
    We currently only teach in English as the state of Florida requires the CDL skills test to be taken in English. Additionally, the FMCSA requires that drivers "Can read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public, to understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, to respond to official inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records;"
  • What time does school start?
    For every program we offer, our classes start at 7 am in the morning and release no later than 4 pm.
  • Where do we report to for school?
    On the day your class starts, you'll want to report to our driving range at 205 S Monroe Ave, Arcadia, FL 34266. It's one street down from our office, so if you have any questions or need directions the morning of, feel free to stop by our office as well.
  • What is the availability of testing?
    Monday through Friday we offer three tests a day that start at 8 am, 11 am, or 2 pm. The state of Florida requires tests to be booked two business days out, but we generally have availability every week for testing.
  • Do I have to take training or can I just test?
    As of February 7th, 2022, all new CDL applicants are required to receive entry-level driver training consisting of theory and in-person road and range training. However, if you previously held a CDL, even if you surrendered it, you are not required to take entry-level driver training for the same class of CDL. Also, applicants removing an automatic restriction are not required to do entry-level driver training.
  • What is the process for removing an automatic restriction?
    In order to remove your automatic restriction, you must first go to the DMV and get an unrestricted commercial learners permit, or CLP. Once you have the CLP, you can schedule a CDL test for 14 days after the issue date of the permit. You will have to do all three parts of the skills exam including the pre-trip inspection, basic maneuvers, and road test in order to lift the automatic restriction. It's also required to double-clutch in an unsynchronized transmission (all of our manual trucks are unsynchronized).
  • What do I need on the day of my test?
    On the day of your test, you'll need your Driver's License, CDL Permit, and DOT Medical Certificate. If you are testing in your own vehicle or an employer's vehicle, you'll also need proof of insurance, registration, and visible GVWR stickers/plates on both tractor and trailer.
  • What is the availability for coaching?
    Coaching classes are booked by appointment only, and are typically one to two months out. However, we occasionally have earlier openings, so contact us for the next available dates.
  • Do you offer weekend coaching?
    We can offer weekend coaching depending on the availability of our weekend instructor. Give Sam a call at 941-347-7445 to inquire about weekend availability.
  • Can I do coaching in a manual transmission vehicle?
    We do offer coaching in manual trucks so you can avoid the automatic restriction. However, if you are doing a 4 day coach in a manual transmission, it's best if you have past experience double-clutching.
  • What is the class starting schedule?
    Our four-week program begins new classes every Monday. We start one automatic class and three manual classes a month. Weekend classes start every 10-weeks and is only taught in a manual transmission at this time. If you're interested in starting at the next available class, contact us for current openings.
  • Does a felony or misdemeanor prevent me from attending school?
    The transportation industry has many options for individuals with past criminal convictions, however, we don't want any students to attend school and have a difficult time finding employment. Due to this, if you have any convictions within the last five years, we may require a pre-hire letter before acceptance into the 160-hour program. To find out if you meet the enrollment criteria, fill out and return our enrollment packet.


Tel:  941-347-7445

Fax: 1-941-306-1240


Office HOURS

Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm

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