CDL Requirements and FAQs

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Below is a list of requirements needed to obtain your commercial driver’s license and get hired in the industry. Our 6 question form will ensure that you are qualified and meet the major requirements. Fill this out, and start your CDL Career NOW!

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must currently have a valid driver's license
  • No felony convictions in the past 10 years
  • Must provide background information
  • Must be a United States resident
  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical
  • No DUI in the last five years
  • No reckless driving in the past three years

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why CDL Career Now?

Because the work is done for you. We connect you with the best in the business so you can get certified and hired.

How do I get started?

Fill out our simple 6 question form! Just remember:

  • One-minute application
  • Four weeks to get your CDL
  • $45,000 a year salary PLUS benefits

Can I really get trained and start a new career in only four weeks?

Absolutely! Trucking companies are in need of drivers now. As a matter of fact, most trucking companies will pay you between $38,000 and $45,000 in your first year!

What type of driving positions are available?

There are many different driving positions available. It is up to you to choose which one fits your lifestyle. If you want to earn the most income and to see the country, an “Over The Road” position may be best for you. If you want more home time, “Regional” driving may be a better option. Most of the companies we work with offer both!

Will I have benefits?

You will have very good benefits! Benefits in the transportation industry are among the best in the country. They are comparable to, if not better than, most Fortune 500 Companies. They usually include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid vacations, and 401-K plans, which most companies match dollar for dollar!

Will I be responsible for paying fuel and maintenance costs on my truck?

The trucking companies will take care of this for you as a company driver.

Can I take a family member or pet on the road with me?

A lot of companies will allow this, however, some may not. Each company has different policies regarding having a passenger ride along.

How do I get started?

Click here to complete the brief questionnaire. From there, we will connect you with the best schools in the industry! Let us work for you!

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