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CDL TRAINING FOR CLASS A
TRACTOR-TRAILER

CDL Class A ELDT Theory and Behind the Wheel

WEEKDAY

160 Hours / 8 Weeks

 Monday-Friday 8:00AM – 12:00PM (1st 60 Hours in Classroom)

8:00AM – 12:00 PM or 12:30PM-4:30PM (Next 100 Hours in Field) 

  • Tuition$7,650.00
  • Fees Due Upon Enrollment $240.00
  • Total Training $7,890.00

* Mass RMV Fees = $160.00

* $50.00 Admin Fee & $190.00 DOT Exam/ Drug Test Fee; Students are responsible for the $190.00 fee for DOT Physical/Drug Test Fee even if they already have a DOT medical card.

 Must be a US Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident
* Pricing effective November 10, 2021

CDL Class A ELDT Theory and Behind the Wheel

WEEKEND

160 Hours / 10 Weekends

 (1st 60 Hours in Classroom & Next 100 Hours in Field)

Saturday to Sunday: 8:00am – 4:00pm 

  • Tuition$7,650.00
  • Fees Due Upon Enrollment*$240.00
  • Total Training $7,890.00

* Mass RMV Fees = $160.00

* $50.00 Admin Fee & $190.00 DOT Exam/ Drug Test Fee; Students are responsible for the $190.00 fee for DOT Physical/Drug Test Fee even if they already have a DOT medical card.

 Must be a US Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident
* Pricing effective November 10, 2021

C LASS A T HEORY I NSTRUCTION C LASSROOM T RAINING (60 H OURS

C LASS A B EHIND THE W HEEL (100 HOURS

    Basic Operation
  • – Orientation
  • – Control Systems/Dashboard
  • – Pre-and Post-Trip Inspections
  • – Basic Control
  • – Shifting/Operating Transmissions
  • – Backing and Docking
  • – Coupling and Uncoupling
  Safe Operating Procedures
  • – Visual Search
  • – Communication
  • – Distracted Driving
  • – Speed Management
  • – Space Management
  • – Night Operation
  • – Extreme Driving Conditions
  Advanced Operating Practices
  • – Hazard Perception
  • – Skid Control/Recovery, Jackknifing, & Other
  • –  Emergencies
  • – Railroad-Highway Grade Crossings
  Vehicle Systems and Reporting Malfunctions
  • – Identification and Diagnosis of Malfunctions
  • – Roadside Inspections
  • – Maintenance
  Non-Driving Activities
  • – Handling and Documenting Cargo
  • – Environmental Compliance Issues
  • – Hours of Service Requirements
  • – Fatigue and Wellness Awareness
  • – Post-Crash Procedures
  • – External Communications
  • – Whistleblower/Coercion
  • – Trip Planning
  • – Drugs/Alcohol
  • – Medical Requirements
Range Training
  • – Vehicle Inspection Pre-Trip/Enroute/Post-Trip
  • – Straight Line Backing
  • – Alley Dock Backing (45/90 Degree)
  • – Off-Set Backing
  • – Parallel Parking Blind Side
  • – Parallel Parking Sight Side
  • – Coupling and Uncoupling
  Public Road Training
  • – Vehicle Controls Including: Left Turn, Right Turns, Lane Changes, Curves at Highway Speeds, and Entry and Exit on the Interstate or Controlled Access Highway
  • – Shifting/Transmission
  • – Communications/Signaling
  • – Visual Search
  • – Speed and Space Management
  • – Safe Driver Behavior
  • – Hours of Service (HOS) Requirements
  • – Hazard Perception
  • – Railroad (RR)-Highway Grade Crossing
  • – Night Operation
  • – Extreme Driving Conditions
  • – Skid Control/Recovery, Jackknifing, and Other Emergencies

All Schedules, Pricing, and Required Training Hours are subject to change based on the anticipated FMCSA Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) Rule

 

As Parker Professional Driving School prepares for 2022, we are keeping a close eye on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) implementation timeline for the new Entry Level Driver Training Rule. While the original implementation date was scheduled for February 7,2020, it has now been delayed until  February 7, 2022. All schedules, pricing, and required training hours are subject to change based on updates from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA). 

 

 

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* Enter the License Entity as “Office of Private Occupational School Education”, and under “License Number”, Enter 13100005 to Search.

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