Commercial Truck Driving

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Location(s)

Natchez Campus classes are operated by Co-Lin training partner Coastal Truck Driving School. For admissions information, please call 601-861-5861.

Simpson County Center

Wesson Campus

 

Program Information  

The Commercial Truck Driving program prepares participants for employment in the field of transportation. The participant will learn Department of Transportation rules and regulations, Mississippi requirements for obtaining a commercial driver's license, and the operations of a semi-tractor-trailer. Courses include both classroom and hands-on equipment training. 

Tuition includes the testing and equipment fee for the State of Mississippi CDL driving test administered at Co-Lin.
 

Entry-Level Driver Training Theory: Online Learning

Learn about Co-Lin online training here.

Entry-Level Driver Training Requirements for CDL Applicants The new Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) regulations require that all entry-level drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) receive training from a provider listed on FMCSA’s Training Provider Registry.

Beginning February 7, 2022, to be eligible to take required skills or knowledge tests, commercial driver’s license (CDL) applicants must have completed applicable entry-level driver training from a registered training provider.

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA):
https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/registration/commercial-drivers-license/entry-level-driver-training-eldt 

Mississippi Driver's Service Bureau: https://www.driverservicebureau.dps.ms.gov/Drivers/Classes_A-D 

Entry-Level Driver Training Requirements for CDL Applicants:  https://www.driverservicebureau.dps.ms.gov/sites/default/files/2022-02/ELDT-Applicability-Factsheet_508.pdf

 

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