Class A CDL License Training and Truck Driving Classes

How To Get Your CDL in Oklahoma

Are you looking to get your CDL in Oklahoma? Roadmaster’s campus in Tulsa, Oklahoma combines expert instruction with comprehensive training to help you succeed as a Class A CDL-trained truck driver! 

For starters, what is a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)? Well, prior to the Commercial Motor Vehicle Act of 1986, any citizen with a regular driver’s license could drive a tractor-trailer on the highways. This new act required drivers to get special training and certification before they operate heavy machinery to help keep the roads safer for all drivers. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration defines the required licenses of truck drivers as: 

  • Class A CDL – Any combination of vehicles with a GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) of 26,001 or more pounds provided the GVWR of the vehicle(s) being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Class B CDL – Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing a vehicle not in excess of 10,000 pounds GVWR.

If your goal is to become a truck driver that carries freight, the Class A CDL is the one you need to get! Class A CDL training at Roadmaster will help you become a safe, successful truck driver as well as teach you skills and knowledge needed to pass your CDL exam.

CDL Requirements in Oklahoma

Here are some basic Oklahoma CDL requirements, including a couple of documents that will be needed. All of the verification documents you bring must be original copies.

  • Identification – You will need to prove your date of birth as well as your full name (including first, middle, and last). Current regulations require drivers to be 18 years of age to drive a truck in the same state (intrastate) and 21 to drive it between states (interstate).
  • Residency – In addition to having to verify your identification, you will need to verify you are a resident of Oklahoma to get a CDL in the state. For a list of accepted documents, you can visit the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety

Requirements change over time, so make sure to check with your state DMV to get the most up-to-date information. If this all seems like a lot, don’t worry! Roadmaster is there to help you every step of the way to make sure you get the best Class A CDL training around!

How do I get my CDL permit in Oklahoma?

Before you can start learning to drive a truck, you will have to get a permit that allows you to do so. Thankfully, you won’t have to get your CDL permit in Oklahoma before you come to Roadmaster. Our expert instructors will help you along the process shortly after arriving. And when you’re finished with training, you can trade in your permit for an actual CDL!

How do I get my CDL in Oklahoma?

Since you will be tested on your trucking skills and knowledge, it’s essential that you get the proper CDL training ahead of time to avoid retaking your exam. This is where Roadmaster comes in!

CDL training at Roadmaster’s Tulsa campus trains future truck drivers through a combination of classroom-style teaching and behind-the-wheel training. Industry professionals answer questions and teach comprehensive courses that will have you feeling confident and prepared to take your Class A CDL career to the next level!

As a truck driver, you can look forward to incredible benefits like:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Options for 401k, paid vacation, and sick time
  • Flexible schedules
  • Increasing demand for drivers

At Roadmaster, you can complete your CDL course in as few as four weeks and choose weekday, weeknight, and weekend options to fit all types of lifestyles. After CDL training at Roadmaster, you will test for your CDL and work with our Job Placement program to seek positions in the truck driving industry! You will have a choice between top carriers at Roadmaster, and many truck driver trainees get pre-hire letters in the first week of classes!

How to Get Started

Carriers are hiring nationwide today and the demand for truck drivers is extremely high! Contact a Roadmaster representative to hear your CDL training options and prepare for a career as a truck driver! Chat now with a representative or leave us some contact information to get a conversation started today!


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