Midwest Truck Driving School

160 Hour CVTA Certified Class A CDL Course

The Class A CDL tractor trailer training course consists of 160 hours of classroom instruction, yard maneuvers, and on the road driving experience.  This course is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in the trucking industry and meets transportation standards for individuals to enter the industry as an entry level professional driver.  The course meets standards from the FMCSA Entry Level Driver Training and is accredited through the Commercial Vehicle Training Association. Course meets Monday through Friday from 8am - 4:30pm for four consecutive weeks.  Cost of tuition includes books, supplies, recruiters, DOT presentations, ELDT certificate, and final state skills test.  Students in this course also get to navigate across the Mackinac Bridge and skid pad training at Michigan's only certified skid pad.  Skid pad training includes winter driving techniques, hydroplaning, adverse weather condition training, skid control, hazard avoidance, and safe vehicle recovery training.

2020/ 2021 Class Start and End Dates:

08/24/2020 - 09/18/2020

09/21/2020 - 10/16/2020

10/19/2020 - 11/13/2020

11/16/2020 - 12/11/2020

12/14/2020 - 01/08/2021

01/11/2021 - 02/05/2021

02/08/2021 - 03/05/2021

03/08/2021 - 04/02/2021

04/05/2021 - 04/30/2021

05/03/2021 - 05/28/2021

06/01/2021 - 06/25/2021

06/28/2021 - 07/23/2021

07/26/2021 - 08/20/2021

08/23/2021 - 09/17/2021

09/20/2021 - 10/15/2021

10/18/2021 - 11/12/2021

11/16/2021 - 12/10/2021

12/13/2021 - 01/07/2022

Class A CDL 40 Hour Refresher Course

One week Class A CDL refresher course for students that already hold a Class A CDL (Course includes 40 hours of classroom instruction, yard maneuvers, and on the road driving experience)

Class B CDL 40 Hour Straight Truck Course

One week Class B CDL with air brake. Course includes license to drive dump truck, straight truck, road commission truck, utility vehicle and any Class B approved vehicle (Class includes 40 hours of classroom instruction, yard maneuvers, and on the road driving experience)

Class B CDL 40 Hour School Bus/ Passenger Course

One week school bus Class B CDL with air brake (Course includes passenger and bus endorsement, and license to drive coach, school bus, passenger bus, transit and shuttle bus)

Class B CDL 80 Hour Extended Course

Two week Class B CDL course designed to equip students with everything they need for Class B transportation.  Course includes air brake, bus, and passenger endorsement (Course consists of 80 hours of classroom instruction, yard maneuvers, and on the road driving experience)

*Use of all necessary books and supplies including handouts are included in the cost of tuition.

*All tuition and fees must be paid in full or payment plan set up prior to or on the first full day of class.

*Must be admitted and approved by a Midwest Truck Driving School's representative.

*Call for any questions or details at 906-789-6311


Midwest Truck Driving School is designed to be a one stop shop for all your trucking needs.  Whether it be a specific endorsement or any commercial truck training, we are committed to your success. Call us for details about hazardous materials and special endorsement training.




1519 North 26th Street Escanaba, MI 49829

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