The following are the general requirements a person must meet in order to apply for a Commercial Driver License.
The driver must reside in the state of Texas.
He must certify that he meets the qualification requirements of 49 CFR, Part 391, which are briefly:
1) be 21 years of age,
2) be able to read and speak the English language,
3) no loss of limb that has not been waived,
4) no impairment of hand, finger, arm, foot, or leg that interferes with driving,
5) no diabetes requiring insulin for control,
6) no heart problems,
7) no respiratory dysfunction,
8) no high blood pressure,
9) no rheumatic, arthritic, orthopedic, muscular, neuromuscular, or vascular problems that would affect vehicle control,
10) no epilepsy or other condition likely to cause loss of consciousness,
11) no mental, nervous, organic, or functional disease or psychiatric disorder likely to interfere with vehicle control,
12) vision 20/40 or better in each eye, not color blind,
13) have good hearing,
14) not addicted to drugs, and
15) not addicted to alcohol.
Completion of a form CDL-4 is required
HOURS OF OPERATION
The truck driving training program is five (5) days per week, for four (4) weeks.
Training is scheduled Monday thru Friday, from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, 10 hours per day.
Students will take a thirty (30) minute lunch break, from 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm.
There will be two 10 minute breaks; one morning (9:00 – 9:10) and one afternoon (3:00 – 3:10).
Classes will begin every Monday, unless it is a holiday.
If this occurs, class will begin Tuesday, and that week will end on Saturday.
Office Hours – Monday thru Friday 10:00 am to 2 pm (Lunch 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm)