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Class B CDL License

Class B CDL training consists of 20 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of road and field instruction. With a total of 60 hours, the student is well prepared to begin a career in the trucking industry.

All our testing is offered on-site!

Class B Truck Driver
Classroom Hours

Classroom hours for truck driver training consists of:

  • Orientation
  • Log book training
  • Special features of the straight truck as well as inspections
  • Hazards, emergency truck maneuvers and accidents  emphasis on entering/exiting roadways
  • City, night driving and extreme weather
  • Customer relations and cargo

Other coverages:

  • Vehicle start up, shut down
  • Basic safe driving techniques
  • Speed and space management
  • Making turns, backing, parking
  • Communicating with others on the road

Class B Truck Driver
Field Training

Field training hours for truck driver students:

  • Vehicle pre-trip inspection
  • Maneuvers needed to pass the MA State Police CDL Skills Exam

Once the student feels confident and the Tri-State instructor feels that the student is handling the equipment properly, the student then moves out onto the public roadways to complete their truck driving course.

Tri-State CDL Training Center

255 Liberty Street
Springfield, MA

 

413.788.8800
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