Are you looking to get your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in North Carolina? That’s great news! Roadmaster has a truck driving school in Dunn with daily classes taught by industry experts! To get ahead of the game, here are some basic facts you should know and a few key requirements you can prepare for ahead of time:
What exactly is a CDL? In the past, any driver could operate heavy machinery such as a bus or tractor-trailer with just a driver’s license. The Commercial Motor Vehicle Act of 1986 required drivers operating heavy machinery to get specific licenses depending on the weight of the vehicle. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration defines them as:
You’ll need to verify a few things before you can get your CDL in North Carolina:
Other required documents are updated periodically, and general requirements may change slightly with time. For the most detailed and up-to-date information, check the North Carolina DMV's website.
Don’t let all this information make you feel overwhelmed! Roadmaster will be there to help you every step of the way! From filling out paperwork to driving a truck, our industry professionals are there to answer your questions and give you the answers you need to master a career as a truck driver!
CDL permits are required of trainees in order to drive a tractor-trailer in training scenarios. Fortunately, you don’t have to hold a CDL permit in North Carolina before you come to Roadmaster. Our instructors work with trainees through the process of getting a permit upon arrival. After you graduate, you can trade in your permit for a CDL!
Since you’ll have to pass both the written and driving test, it’s important that you are well prepared with comprehensive CDL training. At Roadmaster, we prepare you to be a reliable, competent driver by teaching essential trucking skills and know-how! Our truck driving school in North Carolina helps trainees become confident behind the wheel and with their future as a truck driver in a high demand market. As a truck driver, you can look forward to great perks like:
Our CDL courses can be completed in as few as four weeks and include weekday, weeknight, and weekend options to accommodate all types of lifestyles.
At Roadmaster, you’ll work with our Job Placement program to land a coveted spot in the Truck Driving Industry. You’ll have your choice of renowned carriers, and many trainees are pre-hired in the first week of classes! Benefits for drivers are improving with the current demand, and first year drivers average between $40,000 to $45,000 their first year!*
Chat now with a Roadmaster representative or leave us some contact info to hear options about earning your CDL in North Carolina! Don’t wait any longer to get your career as a CDL trained truck driver started. Contact Roadmaster Truck Driver Training today!
*wage info supplied by Werner Enterprises
Call us at 1-800-831-1300 or fill out the brief form below to submit your information to our CDL Training admissions center. A Roadmaster representative will review your information and contact you to answer all of your questions and set up a date for you to visit the school location nearest you.