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Class A CDL ELDT Online Theory Training 2024 – $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!
  • Want more information?!  Give us a call at 906-212-5311

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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Good time with some great people. 10/10 recommend.
Great place! My instructor Frenchy was awesome! Very informative and knowledgeable!
Midwest truck driving school has given me the tools to pass my CDL B with ease. Frenchy made the experience fun and easy.
Frenchy is my instructor very knowledgeable and very helpful with my CDL experience. Also, an amazing school very helpful people very knowledgeable as well. A very enjoyable school!
Frenchy is an awesome instructor! Awesome atmosphere!! Definitely would recommend!
Small class good teachers fun worth the money
Midwest truck driving school is amazing.. from the secretary’s to the instructors especially Frenchy everyone is very knowledgeable and friendly!!
Frenchy is the best instructor in the Escanaba area, well recommended
Awesome staff, and such a great experience! I have learned so much already and feel so much more confident about driving.
Great place to obtain your CDL! Extremely knowledgeable staff! Thank you Midwest truck driving school!
Enrolled here in pursuit of a career change and I’m beyond impressed. All of the instructors and staff are wonderful and do whatever they can to help you succeed. They leave no stones unturned and do their best to set you up for success.If you’re serious about getting a CDL - your search should end here. Midwest is the best!
Very nice facility, staff is excellent, they will do what is needed to ensure you are comfortable and safe as you get your cdl.
Great school and instructors, highly recommend
Great school and great instructors to make you feel confident
The instructors and staff are very helpful
Instructors were very thorough in teaching everything I needed to know. They were very helpful in pointing out when I did something that wasn't correct.
School is awesome! Very helpful for those who have never driven a manual. They really teach you how to drive truck and everything you need to know to pass your state tests.
Great instructors, learned a lot
Second day of school has been great so far Josh is an excellent teacher and Kat has been very helpful with paperwork
Highly recommend Dennis as an instructor. He was very knowledgeable, patient, and dedicated to helping me succeed as a student. His teaching style was engaging, and he took the time to ensure I understood the material. I've learned so much from him about the industry. If you go to this school, make sure to demand Dennis as an instructor. 5 stars and highly recommended!
One of the best truck driving schools in the nation
Great school and Excellent teacher's they really help you out!!
Response from the owner: Thank you! We're passionate about what we do. 🙂 Let us know if we can ever assist you in your CDL journey in the future!
Midwest Trucking Company is amazing...an everyone is super friendly... Makes you feel like your family or long time friends... The instructors are all willing to help you understand what they teaching inside the classroom an also when your out learning to drive the equipment your in.... All around great people... An I'm the 3 generation to go throw Mid West trucking... My grandpa got his class a license, my father got his class a here an now I am working towards getting my class a licenses...
Response from the owner: Thank you, Shawn! We're happy you're here!
Heard is was an awesome place to learn and my little brother is having a great time taking part in the program.
Great instructors if you put in the effort they will put in the effort!
Midwest trucking is a great place to start!. From instructor to the student(s) teamwork is A+.Highly recommend.
Best trucking school I've ever attended.
Good school, very thorough in the classroom, in the yard, and on the road. Dave was my instructor, he’s helpful and gives you lots of tips throughout the course.
Great instructors with alot of knowledge in the industry.
Frenchy is a great instructor and made it a great experience !!!
Frenchy is awesome, and is a great mentor, and is always looking out for us. Awesome experience and awesome people to work with, and try everything they can to help you succeed!
Frenchy was my instructor and helped me out tremendously. 100% would recommend Midwest truck driving!
Frenchie is a very good instructor. Have had an excellent experience
Great people exclent instructors. Kevin is awesome. Very informative and professional. Everything you need to obtain your CDL
Response from the owner: Thank you, Kurt! It's been a pleasure! 🙂
Great place!! Learned alot. 5 star all day!
Response from the owner: Thanks Mitchell! We'd give you 5 stars too, for being a stellar student!
Great instructors and great environment! All around cool peeps.
Response from the owner: Zack is too cool for school! Awesome job completing your CDL course! Let us know if you ever need any endorsements or anything!
Midwest Truck does a great job preparing you for the state exams and for safe CDL operation. They also take care of so many logistics it’s very helpful.
Response from the owner: Thank you for your feedback, Matt! It's always helpful to hear what works and what doesn't. 😉
The class and instructors are amazing. Very helpful with real world situations. I would recommend this school to anyone who wants to be a commercial license vehicle driver.
Friendly staff, material is easy to understand.
Our instructor Frenchie is great. Great school to work with. Comfortable work environment. Great instructors. Definitely recommend if you want to get your CDL
Response from the owner: Thank you, Jennie! We're so glad you're enjoying it. It only goes up from here. 🙂
Experience at this school has been great. Learned plenty in the last couple days that I did not know prior to this class. Thanks to Frenchie my instructor
Response from the owner: Thank you! We appreciate our students working hard and we work hard too!
Frenchie is a great instructor.
Great school.
Great School for anyone who is looking into truck driving and make it into a career. They are very engaging, thurough, and easy to be around. Highly recommend it to anyone considering furthering their career in the trucking industry!
Response from the owner: Happy to hear, Brandon! Our instructors really love what they do! Best wishes on your endeavors and let us know if we can help in any way!
MidWest Trucking School is a great place to come if you want to boost your career! They are so thorough on teaching everything to book work and driving! I came here with zero knowledge on anything with trucks and now I’m leaving here confident enough to teach someone the position I was in when I came here. All the instructors and office people are so great to work with and will help you with anything you need!
Response from the owner: This is so kind, Jorge! You deserve a big congratulations for your dedication and hard work. 🙂 Let us know if you ever need anything along the way! 🙂
They were good and helpful! I enjoyed the class!
It's a very pleasant experience the instructor Frenchy is very noligabl
This is a great school. Instructors are very knowledgeable and patient. Available before and after class for instructions. I have learned such from this school. Definitely taking more courses from them in the near future!
Response from the owner: Thank you for your feedback, Ronnie! We're always here to help!
Excellent school, great instructors and very well organized. There is always an instructor if I need help or have a question. They prepare us to have all the knowledge and every skill to pass the test. Very thankful to have come here for my CDL!
Response from the owner: Thank you for your kind words! We strive to work hard to make sure everyone has the skills and knowledge to succeed! 🙂
Great place to learn how to drive truck
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!
If you are looking for a good school ...
you just found it.... MidwestTruckDrivingSchool
is the place to go.
They'll get you on the road to success!!
Good instructors, good training
Great people! Very knowledgeable and helpful! highly recommended.
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 driving
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.
I think this is a very good class and well established.
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 forward
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 😁
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.
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!
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.
Very good school would recommend to anyone who would like to get their CDL
Great school very helpful and the people instructing the class are very helpful
Great instructors, good equipment and an awesome time learning to drive a truck in the U.P.
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.
Class B 40 hour course and instructors were great. Very informative. Very helpful and willing to work with you.
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!
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 🙂
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 trade
Liked the class vary nice people that work here and very helpful
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!
Best possible experience I could have had everyone was amazing and very knowledgeable thank you for everything!
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 experience


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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