As of February 7, 2020, drivers applying for an initial CDL, upgrading a current CDL, or obtaining a hazardous materials, passenger, or school bus endorsement will need to complete entry-level driver training.
This training includes both theory and behind-the-wheel instruction, with the instruction provided by an entity listed on a Training Provider Registry (TPR), administered by FMCSA.
Fulfill the new training requirements with J. J. Keller's Entry-Level Driver Training: Obtaining a CDL. The training complies with FMCSA's training rule and features student and trainer manuals.
Entry-Level Driver Training: Obtaining a CDL Manuals
Perfect bound manual includes:
- Student manual
- Quizzes for each chapter
- CDL practice test
- Vehicle troubleshooting guide
Spiral bound manual includes:
- An exact reprint of the student manual
- Trainer Tools USB with:
- PowerPoints, quizzes & answer keys for each chapter
- Video snippets to reinforce training
- CDL practice test & answer key
- And more
Entry-Level Driver Training Online Courses
Help satisfy the theory instruction portion of the new entry-level driver training requirements with these courses, which must be assigned & administered by a school or other entity listed on the FMCSA’s Training Provider Registry. To completely satisfy the requirements, the school or entity conducting the training must provide the driver-trainee "behind-the-wheel" instruction, in addition to theory instruction.
- Environmental Compliance Issues
- Hours of Service Requirements
- Night Operation
- Extreme Driving Conditions
- Hazard Perception
- Skid Control/Recovery, Jackknifing & Other Emergencies
- Railroad-Highway Grade Crossings
- Identification & Diagnosis of Malfunctions
- Roadside Inspections
- Handling & Documenting Cargo