773 735 1775
5028 S Archer Ave,
Chicago, IL

How to get a Commerical Drivers License (CDL)?

If you want to become a truck driver, you need to be aware that there is a few requirements to fulfill. First of all, you need to be 21 years old to be able to drive in different states and 18 to drive within your state. Next step is to go to Department of Transportation (DOT) for a physical exam and drug test. You also need to have a valid driver’s license. The most important requirement to join the truck driving industry is to get a CDL license. Columbia Truck Driving School is here to help you to achieve your goal.

To get a CDL license, you will need to pass all of the CDL tests. The test includes a theoretical and practical section. During the theoretical part, you will need to pass a written test at the Secretary of Sate. This written test checks your general knowledge about driving a truck, types of vehicles, hazardous materials and air brakes. Once you pass the required knowledge test, you will get a license. With this license you'll be able to take the final step, which is the CDL skills test..

CDL skills test contains three parts: pre-trip inspection, basic vehicle control, and on-road driving. This section of the CDL test takes place at Columbia Truck Driving School approved training lot. When you sign up for the CDL classes at Columbia Driving School you will receive:

  • A personalized classes with our instructors who have many years of experience in teaching a CDL class
  • Individual classes 7 days a week
  • Classes in English, Polish, Lithuanian and Russian
  • Help to find a job


We're happy to answer any questions: 773.735.1775

Columbia Truck Driving School Offers You:

The Lowest Prices
Individual Classes 7 days a Week
Computerized Preparation For Written Exams
Driving Lessons and Exams in our Trucks on our Lots
Job Placement Help Available
Easy Payment Terms

Call Now To Register for your CDL Classes at 773.735.1775

Columbia Truck Driving School

5028 South Archer Ave.
Chicago IL 60632
773 735 1775

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