Become a Truck Driver in Florida
Complete our simple and free application and CDL Career Now can quickly put you in contact with Florida truck driving schools so you can begin your CDL training.
At CDL Career Now, we have a relationship with several truck driving schools in Florida that offer a variety of CDL training services, as well as job placement assistance to those who qualify. Our CDL training application is specifically designed to pre-qualify the CDL candidate, assuring that you meet the Florida CDL requirements and find a quality truck driving school in Florida as well as job placement assistance, when appropriate.
Feel free to dig deeper by clicking the best Florida city below to see a list of schools near you. Or you can fill out the application to the left and let us take it from there. Remember, it cost you nothing to apply! The important thing is that you take that first step towards quality CDL training and a rewarding CDL career now.
Florida Truck Driving Schools Near:
- Fort Lauderdale
- Pompano Beach
- Saint Petersburg
- West Palm Beach
- Fort Myers
- Lake Worth
- Boca Raton
- Port Saint Lucie
State of Florida CDL Requirements
All CDL applicants are required to have an Operator’s License and pass the vision requirements. Applicants are required to be at least 18 years of age. If they are under 21, they will be restricted to intrastate (within state borders) operation.
Oral exams may be given in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole with the exception of skills test or Hazmat exams. Interpreters may not be used during the administration of CDL oral exams or during any portions of the CDL skill exams.
CDL Class A Exam Requirements – To operate trucks or truck combinations weighing 26,001 lbs or more, and towing a vehicle/unit over 10,000 lbs, a Class A license is needed. The following tests are required: General Knowledge test, Combinations vehicle test, Air Brakes, Pre-Trip, Basic Skills, CDL Road Test, Applicable exams for desired endorsements
CDL Class B Exam Requirements – To operate straight trucks and buses 26,001 lbs or more, then a Class B license is needed. The following tests are required by the state of Florida:
- General Knowledge test
- Air Brakes (if applicable)
- Basic Skills
- CDL Road Test
- Applicable exams for desired endorsements
- CDL Road Test
- Click here to obtain your Florida CDL learners permit brochure