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Class A CDL ELDT Online Theory Training 2023 – $89

Class A CDL Online ELDT Training – $89.00

Online ELDT Training

  • Training Provider Registry (TPR) Approved Training
  • Approved training in all 50 States!
  • Automatic Reporting to FMCSA Training Provider Registry 
  • Printable PDF certificate upon completion of the course
  • Training works on all devices, mobile-friendly!
  • Money Back Guarantee!  Guaranteed to PASS or your money back!
  • No time limit, take as long as you need to finish the course 
  • Over 25 years of training experience
  • Get Started Today!  5 STAR GOOGLE REVIEWS!
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Are you in need of Class A CDL Theory Training to fulfill the FMCSA’s ELDT Requirements? Look no further! Our online Class A CDL ELDT Theory Training is specifically designed for first-time CDL holders and takes approximately three to four hours to complete. This online training program is approved in all 50 states through the FMCSA’s Training Provider Registry. Upon completion, you will receive a Certificate of Completion and be inputted into the FMCSA’s Training Provider Registry (TPR). Good luck and thank you for choosing Midwest Truck Driving School. Here’s what you need to do to get started:

Step 1: Fill out the Student Enrollment Form below.

Step 2: Click “Pay Now” and pay for the online course and create a login.

Step 3: Once finished, you will receive an email containing your Certificate of Completion and within one business day, you will be submitted to the FMCSA’s Training Provider Registry (TPR).

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Excellent5.0 Based on 370 reviews from review us onHunter LoehrHunter Loehr ★★★★★ Very easy to work with and help you lots!!Filip ZadinaFilip Zadina ★★★★★ Been here for a week and have no complaints. The instructors take their time to go through all information thoroughly and explain everything in great detail. Midwest Truck Driving School takes pride in maintaining a great learning environment for all students.Response from the ownerStudent success is top priority at Midwest! Which means we do our very best to maintain thorough training and open communication! Thank you for the five star review and we hope you enjoy the next three weeks of Class A CDL training! Bubba JacksonBubba Jackson ★★★★★ Great school informative and friendly instructors, help build confidence and skillsResponse from the ownerThank you for the five star review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the course! anthony mongaranthony mongar ★★★★★ Really great school, the staff are excellent and will help anyone at any level of driving.Response from the ownerWe often train with new high school graduates or new driver's license holders! You don't need to have a lot of experience to train for your CDL with us, you just have to be willing to put in the work! Congratulations on completing the Class B CDL Course Anthony! cheyvs18cheyvs18 ★★★★★ Great school everyone was so nice to work with and always answered any questions I hadResponse from the ownerWe do our very best to answer any questions and communicate with our students! We're glad you enjoyed the course with us and thank you for the five star review! Ryan PierceRyan Pierce ★★★★★ Excellent school. All the instructors are phenomenal. The girls (Caitlin and Mikayla) at the front desk are easy to work with and organized. . In Bob we trust. Top notch fellow. Dennis the menace is a great driver. Nobody runs a bus like Frenchy and Dave. Great class!Response from the ownerThank you Ryan! You were a great student and fun to train with! Congratulations on completing the Class B CDL Course! We wish you the best! jake bowmanjake bowman ★★★★★ Great course, extremely helpful, great teamResponse from the ownerThank you Jake! Congratulations on completing the Class B CDL Course! Jamie MurrayJamie Murray ★★★★★ The instructors are patient. It took me a little bit to get the hang of shifting in a truck.Response from the ownerJamie, you've done great! Your hard work and dedication is about to pay off! Thank you for the five star review and for being such a dedicated student! Tom VoelkerTom Voelker ★★★★★ One week into the class and so far it has been a great experience. The instructors do a great job of explaining things, and are very helpful. I am looking forward to the next few weeks.Response from the ownerTom, thank you for the review! The next 3 weeks are going to be a lot of fun! Skylor DonovanSkylor Donovan ★★★★★ Midwest has been a great experience thus far. I would definitely recommend attending this school if your interested in acquiring your class A CDL. The staff and teachers are very professional and well spoken. They definitely have your success as there top priority.Response from the ownerYes we do! Student success is priority #1! Thank you for the five star review Skylor! Mike vogelMike vogel ★★★★★ My name is Michael and I have started at Midwest truck driving school. And I was kinda nervous and stressed. But the instructor s are awesome and answer questions and don't judge if you ask ALOT of questions I do. Currently I am still a student. And also having a good Time looking forward to the next 3 weeks ..Response from the ownerMike, no need to be stressed! Questions are a good thing! When you ask questions, we know that you are engaged and you are putting in the work! The next three weeks are going to be a lot of fun! Alex CarlsonAlex Carlson ★★★★★ Great place to learn about CDL driving. Great people, teachers and they help you when your stuck with learning something certain!Response from the ownerAlex, we're happy that you have enjoyed your experience thus far! The next three weeks are going to be a blast! Chance The RedneckChance The Redneck ★★★★★ Everyone is nice great, welcoming and supportive. Very willing to work with youResponse from the ownerWe're happy that you have enjoyed your experience at the school thus far! The next three weeks of the Class A CDL Course are going to be a blast! Gregg BartellGregg Bartell ★★★★★ From the office to Frenchy my instructor the entire opperation was worth every penny.Thanks to you all !!!!Response from the ownerGregg, awsome job completing the Class B CDL School Bus & Passenger Course! Jonathan CashJonathan Cash ★★★★★ Detailed training, good atmosphere, knowledgeable instructorsResponse from the ownerThanks Jonathan! Congratulations on completing the Class B CDL School Bus & Passenger Course! Jim DufloJim Duflo ★★★★★ Great school! Become a bus driver and experience Frenchy as your teacher!!Response from the ownerThanks Jim! Congratulations on completing the Class B CDL School Bus & Passenger Course! Alton TerryAlton Terry ★★★★★ Great course I just passed my hazmats from Norfolk VirginiaResponse from the ownerCongratulations Alton! We're glad that you found our online HazMat Endorsement Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) helpful! Adam McGillAdam McGill ★★★★★ Here's what I think of Midwest Truck Driving School.I think it is incredibly helpful to have an affordable school willing to help people gain their endorsements and their CDL's without having their hands out for every penny someone has. I think it's incredible how time efficient this school is in getting the point across with things that aren't just on the test but good to know for not just your safety but everyone else's safety.Watching the video and the way everything was explained I was able to get 100% on my ELDT exam.Thank you for helping me obtain my hazmat endorsement.Response from the ownerAdam, thank you for the incredible 5 star review! We are happy to help fellow CDL holders obtain the endorsements and education they need! We are grateful that people like yourself choose Midwest Truck Driving School to be a part of their education and allow us to do what we love! Congratulations on completing the Hazardous Material Endorsement Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT), Adam! Jeffery CainsJeffery Cains ★★★★★ Excellent school.Wesley CaseWesley Case ★★★★★ Great instructors with years of knowledge to pass on and they give you plenty of seat time for practice. Midwest goes beyond what you need to pass the license test and encourage questions. Great staff. A++ training.Response from the ownerThank you Wesley! Congratulations on getting your Class A CDL! Dante CappelliDante Cappelli ★★★★★ They take the time to teach you the ins and outs of the trucks before driving them and all the instructors take their time to make sure the students succeed at their own pace. Great programResponse from the ownerDante, we do our best to see each and every one of our students succeed! We are happy that you enjoyed your time in the Class A CDL Course! Thank you for choosing Midwest Truck Driving School to be a part of your truck driving education! Ed WayEd Way ★★★★★ I didn't know what to expect apon arriving at the school. I was nervous. But in all sincerity, it went away immediately as I was meeting the teachers and/ instructors and of course the lady's at the front desk, beautiful, intelligent, and was very helpful to get me started. Thank you!!I found out imedietly, going into class, this school is top notch. The lessons, instructions, and equipment, hands on training. Learning along side professionals, teaching the students everything we needed to know to become professional drivers ourselves.I am thankful, and beyond exact words to describe that here at MIDWEST TRUCK DRIVING SCHOOLthe whole crew is fantasticly, deticated, committed to teach, and train the students above and beyond succeeding. I couldnt done it without you all. Thank you 😊 Ed...Response from the ownerEd, thank you for the fantastic review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience at the school for your Class B CDL School Bus & Passenger training! Thank you for choosing Midwest Truck Driving School! We wish you the best! Karl KrauseKarl Krause ★★★★★ Awesome School. they make it fun and there really go out of there way to make sure the student succeed.Response from the ownerKarl, we love for everyone to succeed and have fun doing it! Thank you for choosing Midwest Truck Driving School and best of luck to you in all of your future endeavors! RandallRandall ★★★★★ Great school. they have great staff. do great job teaching courses.Response from the ownerThank you Randall! You have been a hard working student and we look forward to seeing what your truck driving future holds! Nick RoushNick Roush ★★★★★ Phenomenal Instructors , they ensure u know everything u should and critique u on weaknesses Nicely and They all have good personalities which makes it a lot more relaxing & enjoyable to learn . Dennis & Frenchy areTop Notch .Response from the ownerNick, thank you for the kind words! Congratulations on completing the Class B CDL Course! We wish you the best of luck in all of your future endeavors! Matt RiveraMatt Rivera ★★★★★ If you’re looking to take the jump and obtain a CDL I would highly recommend you consider attend Midwest truck driving school, from the in class work to learning how to drive and maneuver a truck and trail all the instructors are very knowledgeable and will answer any questions you have 10/10 would recommend this course for anyone looking to get a class A CDL!Sarah Westling KreinbringSarah Westling Kreinbring ★★★★★ If you are looking for a good school ...
you just found it.... MidwestTruckDrivingSchool
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They'll get you on the road to success!!
Phil MufflerPhil Muffler ★★★★★ Good instructors, good trainingAnton NiemelaAnton Niemela ★★★★★ Great people! Very knowledgeable and helpful! highly recommended.Travis FrazierTravis Frazier ★★★★★ I think it’s a very well established company and they are extremely up to date with what it takes to teach truck driving. I highly recommend if your looking to get into truck drivingRiver ScharpRiver Scharp ★★★★★ Mid west truck driving school taught me a lot while getting my cdl. If you have the chance to pick your instructor. Pick Bob. Good ole uncle Bob is the man.Michael TalericoMichael Talerico ★★★★★ I think this is a very good class and well established.Anthony LindholmAnthony Lindholm ★★★★★ Great school with very outgoing staff. Everyone at this school is super helpful and willing to help with anything. Will walk you through anything you need help with. They will not leave anyone behind if they are struggling and others are ready to move forwardKevin BradyKevin Brady ★★★★★ Great classes I strongly recommend this if your going for CDL very informative and learned a lot thanks to everyone there for all the help 😁Ivan OswaldIvan Oswald ★★★★★ Everyone is awesome, instructors know what they’re talking about and are very informational. Everyone here makes you feel really welcome, nothing but good things to say about this place, I would definitely recommend and come back if I needed to.Danielle LeeDanielle Lee ★★★★★ Amazing school!!!! The instructors and staff are all awesome people and so helpful! They make sure you leave with your CDL feeling confident and safe. I really enjoyed how they share their own experiences as drivers and all work together to make sure you succeed. I could not have found a better place for my training. They make it fun and enjoyable! Highly recommend choosing Midwest Trucking School! They truly are The Best!!!

Thank you again to all the staff and instructors, miss you guys already!
Ben AndersonBen Anderson ★★★★★ This an amazing class, I took the class a cdl course threw Midwest truck driving school and I could not be happier. The training is all hands on and your able to better your self quickly as every instructor is right there willing to help you every step of the way. 10/10 This is hands down a amazing educational center, super happy I was able to be a part of it for the short month. Again huge thanks to all the staff.Cale DykesCale Dykes ★★★★★ Very good school would recommend to anyone who would like to get their CDLLayne JohnsonLayne Johnson ★★★★★ Great school very helpful and the people instructing the class are very helpfulAvery DixAvery Dix ★★★★★ Great instructors, good equipment and an awesome time learning to drive a truck in the U.P.Bob SacamanoBob Sacamano ★★★★★ Pretty great school.

I had a great group of co-drivers, even Chase, and we all worked hard to get the most out of the time with our very knowledgeable instructors.

I finished class with a Class A license, doubles, tanker and hazmat endorsements.

I got a good job immediately after applying and test driving with an excavating company down here under the bridge.

Truck 1019 FTW.
Deric MorrisDeric Morris ★★★★★ Class B 40 hour course and instructors were great. Very informative. Very helpful and willing to work with you.Deven MuljoDeven Muljo ★★★★★ They are very good at explaining what you need to do to become a truck driver! All the instructors are great and all willing to help you out. I highly recommend them and will tell everyone about them that is looking to go to truck driving school I sure had a great time!Trent NordstromTrent Nordstrom ★★★★★ I enjoyed my time spent here! I loved the environment of the group and instructors!! Mac did a great job teaching me the things I needed to know. To the future students enjoy your time here! There all awesome and do a great job teaching you. Make sure to study 🙂Joseph ZarconeJoseph Zarcone ★★★★★ great school lots of great information and gets you prepared for not only the test and for what you might be running into within the tradeEthan LahtiEthan Lahti ★★★★★ Liked the class vary nice people that work here and very helpfulChase NelsonChase Nelson ★★★★★ Extremely amazing class, great instructors helping you down to the most tiny problems and helping you correct them, great class, lots of in depth reviewing for items that will encounter you on the road, happier then ever to come to this class!Elliot GettyElliot Getty ★★★★★ Best possible experience I could have had everyone was amazing and very knowledgeable thank you for everything!Keith MakiKeith Maki ★★★★★ completed the 4 week Class A program and ended with the Unrestricted Licence along with two endorsements. This was a very professional school that provided each student with the opportunity to get a license regardless of day 1 ability. Like anything, you get out of it what you put in but if you WANT to be a professional driver Midwest Driving School will absolutely get you there and answer any questions you have along the way. Great school, Great experienceAaron StaggsAaron Staggs ★★★★★ Great school with a great staff, knowledgeable instructors who can answer any and all questions making sure you can hit the road running while keeping it light and fun.

Have a question about our online Class A CDL ELDT Theory Certification? See below of what others have asked. 

Midwest Truck Driving School has been an approved training provider for over 25 years in all 50 states by the FMCSA! All of our Online ELDT Courses are approved and registered with the TPR ( Training Provider Registry) and all meet the FMCSA standard 49 CFR part 380. 


The FMCSA’s Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) regulations set the baseline for training requirements for entry-level drivers. This applies to those seeking to:

Our online Class A ELDT Theory training takes on average 2.5-4 hours to complete. Everyone learns at a different rate but no worries! Take as long as you need as there is no time limit! Students can login and logout at anytime and pick up elsewhere even on a different device! 

Can I take Entry Level Driver Training Online? Yes! With the new federal requirements all applicants can take what is called as there ELDT Theory portion of ELDT Online. With that being said students students looking to get a Class A CDL for instance still have to do the other two portions of ELDT Training. These are the Behind the Wheel portion and the Road portion. These two have to be done with the same training provider whereas your Online ELDT Theory can be done anywhere. 

Our programs have no time limit! Take as long as you need to go through the required material. 

Yes, once every student completes the Online CDL course they have to take a post test to test there proficiency on the material. This is a FMCSA requirement. If a student doesn’t pass our final exam that is ok! This may mean that they may need more time to go through the required material and take the test again until they do hit the 80% proficiency mark required by the FMCSA.  

Unveiling the Advantages of CDL Training Online


In the fast-paced world of logistics and transportation, the role of skilled and certified commercial truck drivers is indispensable. The journey to becoming a proficient truck driver begins with comprehensive training and obtaining a commercial driver’s license (CDL). In this digital age, the landscape of education is rapidly evolving, and this evolution is most evident in the realm of CDL training. CDL training online has emerged as a convenient, accessible, and efficient method for aspiring truck drivers to embark on their path to a rewarding and dynamic career. In this blog, we will delve into the various facets of CDL training online, highlighting its benefits, features, and its transformative impact on the future of truck driver education.

The Evolution of CDL Training

Traditional CDL training methods have long involved enrolling in physical truck driving schools, where students attended in-person classes and honed their practical skills under the guidance of experienced instructors. Although these conventional schools have been the bedrock of CDL training, they come with limitations like fixed schedules, geographical constraints, and varying costs. However, the digital revolution has left no sector untouched, and CDL training is no exception. CDL training online has emerged as a contemporary and progressive alternative, offering flexibility and versatility to match the demands of modern learners.

Advantages of CDL Training Online

  1. Flexibility at Your Fingertips: The hallmark advantage of CDL training online is the unprecedented flexibility it offers. Aspiring truck drivers can access course materials, training modules, and resources from the comfort of their homes or any location with an internet connection. This unparalleled flexibility proves invaluable, especially for individuals juggling existing commitments such as jobs or family responsibilities. Online CDL training empowers students to tailor their learning experience, accommodating their schedules while pursuing their education.

  2. Unrestricted Accessibility: Geographical barriers fade away with CDL training online. Students from various corners of the country, or even the world, can enroll in accredited training programs without the need to uproot their lives. This democratization of access ensures that CDL training opportunities are accessible to a diverse and global audience.

  3. Cost-Effective Learning: CDL training online often comes at a more budget-friendly price point compared to traditional in-person schooling. Students can save on commuting expenses, accommodation costs, and other associated overheads. Moreover, several online CDL training programs offer flexible payment plans, making the pursuit of a CDL more financially manageable.

  4. Comprehensive Learning Ecosystem: CDL training online boasts a comprehensive learning environment, enriched with a diverse array of resources. These include instructional videos, interactive simulations, practice exams, and comprehensive study guides. This multimedia approach caters to various learning styles and ensures that students acquire a holistic understanding of the concepts and skills vital for successful truck driving.

  5. Learning at Your Pace: Recognizing that each student has a unique learning rhythm, CDL training online facilitates self-paced learning. Learners can delve into the curriculum at a pace that suits them, ensuring a thorough grasp of each subject before advancing. This tailored approach elevates the overall learning experience, fostering a deep and lasting comprehension of the material.

  6. Guidance from Experts: Contrary to misconceptions, CDL training online often features ample opportunities for students to engage with seasoned instructors. Virtual office hours, discussion boards, and live chat sessions enable students to seek clarification, pose questions, and receive expert guidance from knowledgeable professionals.

  7. Preparation for CDL Success: CDL training online is meticulously designed to prepare students for the challenges of the CDL exams, both written and practical. With practice tests mirroring the real exam and simulated driving scenarios, students can build confidence, hone their skills, and tackle the rigors of the road with competence.

  8. Mastery of Technology: In an industry increasingly reliant on technology, CDL drivers must possess technological proficiency. CDL training online equips students with the technical aptitude and familiarity with digital tools vital for success in today’s trucking landscape.

The Future of Truck Driver Education

The trajectory of truck driver education is poised for remarkable transformation, catalyzed by the integration of CDL training online. Anticipate further evolution with the infusion of cutting-edge technologies such as virtual reality (VR) simulations and augmented reality (AR) experiences. These innovations will amplify the hands-on learning aspect of CDL training, allowing students to practice driving skills in immersive virtual settings before transitioning to real-world vehicles.

Furthermore, the trucking industry’s escalating demand for adept and well-trained drivers aligns seamlessly with the accessibility of CDL training online. This innovative approach streamlines the training process, bridging the gap between demand and workforce availability. The result is a proficient and safety-conscious driver community, enhancing road safety and fortifying the efficiency of the transportation ecosystem.


CDL training online has revolutionized the landscape of commercial driver’s license education. With its unmatched flexibility, global accessibility, and comprehensive learning tools, it ushers in a new era of convenience and efficacy for prospective truck drivers. As technology continues to advance, CDL training online stands poised to steer the course of truck driver education, ensuring a vibrant generation of skilled drivers who will navigate the highways with competence, safety, and the spirit of unwavering professionalism.

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