CDL Class A Driver Training

Let our experts train your CDL Class A drivers of medium- and heavy-duty trucks who already have their CDL and need finishing training, refresher training or coaching. They’ll gain the knowledge and skills they need to prevent accidents, avoid violations, and reduce risk and liability while staying committed to your company.

Developed and delivered by J. J. Keller — the recognized leader in driver safety — this in-depth curriculum covers everything from basic vehicle controls to Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), extreme driving conditions and much more. Our veteran instructors will train your drivers on the challenges and requirements of almost any class 3-8 CMV, including: tractor trailers, tank trucks, reefers, motorcoaches, straight trucks, refrigerated vans, and flatbeds.

How Our Training Program Works

During this onsite program, our trainers will teach your drivers using a comprehensive program that consists of these elements:

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Online Courses

Ensures your CDL drivers have a strong understanding of vehicle operations, safety practices and the regulations that apply to them

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Classroom Instruction

Featuring interactive discussions, this phase of the program reviews the content of the online courses to ensure drivers have a solid understanding of key training topics.

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Range Experience

Allows drivers to apply their newfound knowledge, skills and behaviors in a closed-course environment.

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Road Experience

Enables drivers to practice their safe driving skills and defensive driving awareness behind the wheel, concluding with a road test.

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Why Our Program is So Effective

We employ a team of veteran instructors who are skilled at training in all types of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). The instructors combine our proprietary program methods with adult learning techniques to ensure maximum retention. And all of this is tailored for the specific needs of your operation. You'll be assigned a trainer who we've certified as highly qualified in training on the specific type of vehicles your staff will train on.

Assessing Your Needs
We’ll work with you to develop the most effective CDL driver training program by evaluating your:

  • Driver performance data
  • Most common/serious crashes
  • Driver segments with the most crashes
  • Average cost per crash
  • Driver turnover rate
  • Vehicle types

J. J. Keller® Safe & Smart Driver Training Program

J. J. Keller’s Safe & Smart Driver Training Program gives you proven, in-depth safety & compliance training to help your CMV drivers succeed. Our expert trainers will teach them how to operate a CMV safely, understand the regulations, and provide professional customer service.

Let our experts develop your staff into highly-qualified trainers of CDL Class A and non-CDL drivers. Your trainers will gain the knowledge and skills they need to help your drivers prevent accidents, avoid violations, reduce risk and liability and stay committed to your company.



Training Improves Driver Retention

Driver retention has always been an Achilles heel for the trucking industry. Driver shortages and high turnover rates have been the norm for years. But driver retention will become an even more critical issue in the future as driver shortages and turnover rates are expected to climb dramatically over the next several years.

What's Wrong with Driver Training?

This 12-page report features feedback from fleet professionals on the topics of training challenges, priorities, opportunities for improvement and much more!

Get More Out of Your Road Tests

Road test requirements are designed to aid in vetting driver applicants, but your road test should do more than evaluate driving skill. It should also help determine long-term fit. 

How to Develop a High-Impact Driver Training Program

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