CDL Training Admissions and Requirements

Start Your Truck Driving Career Today!

How do you begin a career as a truck driver? The admissions staff at JTL Truck Driver Training is ready to help answer all of your questions about the trucking industry and our training. Our knowledgeable admissions representatives are excited to answer questions about:

And much more! We want to give all of our students the necessary information to have a realistic view of the truck driving industry and their future job as a professional truck driver. It is important for trainees to be able to make an informed decision about what career path is best for them. We want you to succeed during your CDL training and in the career you have chosen.

“Our goal is to make people feel confident and safe. It is about starting and the beginning. All you need to do is come in with an open mind and be willing to listen to what the trainers are telling you.” – Deborah Weidman, Admissions Representative

Student Requirements for Class A CDL Training

In order to be a qualified student with JTL and begin your training, you must:

  • Pass a Department of Transportation Physical.
  • Pass required drug screens.
  • Allow us to obtain a driving record for the previous 3 years, minimum.
  • Have no DUI/DWI in the last 5 years. (subject to review)
  • Have no more than 3 moving violations in the past 3 years. (subject to review)
  • Have no serious moving violations in the past 5 years, such as speeding 15 MPH or above, willful recklessness or reckless driving. (subject to review)
  • Have a good employment record.
  • Be able to read and speak the English language well enough to converse, understand highway traffic signs and signals, respond to official inquiries, and make entries on reports and records. (According to Part 391.11b2 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations)
  • Have a minimum of a High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent. (At JTL’s discretion, along with proof of an accepted test indicating 9th-grade reading comprehension skills and math skills, and/or a personal interview and assessment by the school, this requirement may be waived.)
  • Have no recent felonies, misdemeanors, or drug-related convictions. (subject to review)
Our admissions staff is ready to help you and answer your questions! Give us a call at 409-932-0000 and start your new career today.