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Get a promising truck driver profession

Earn up to $100,000  per year

Individual tutoring “Start CDL Training” your first step towards a driver’s career
1 years
Experienced team of instructors working since 2015
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Students were trained and received their CDL
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Guaranteed employment upon successful completion of training

COVID-19

Today the United States is in desperate need of truck drivers. Testing centers, schools DMVs and CMVs are all closed and its impossible to renew your licenses due to quarantine. So, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration – FMCSA – has issued an official document called Waiver in Response to the COVID-19 Emergency” This document makes changes to some regulations for professional drivers, starting March 20 until June 30 of 2020.

Learn Online

We have developed an online test that will allow you to train at your best convenience.

Take a short test to find out if you are ready to learn the driver profession.

Learning stages

Pre-trip inspection

Preparation before trip, the study of the components, the structure of the truck, the structure of the air brake system.

Forward and Backward Driving

Driving forward and backwards

Offset / Parallel parking

Parallel parking in both directions

Alley Dock Parking

Reverse parking at 90 degrees

City driving

City driving

Internal exam

Passing an internal exam. Online test and practice

Final Exam

Examination at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
Automatic gearbox
  • 2-3 weeks
  • Flexible schedule
  • Individual approach
Manual gearbox
  • 2-3 weeks
  • Flexible schedule
  • Individual approach
POPULAR
Hourly course
  • Unlimited time
  • Convenient schedule
  • Individual approach
Our team
Gene Moik

co-founder

Has a Class A CDL since 2014. Gene is not only an experienced driver, but also a good teacher with a creative approach to work. Easily finds a common language with students, regardless of their age, origin and affluence.

Vasyl Kushnir

co-founder

CDL Class A has had since 2011. Vasyl is a dedicated leader. Thanks to his experience and desire for self-development, he manages to find effective solutions to non-trivial problems. Vasyl manages staff, organizes advertising campaigns and events, helps Start CDL Training to attract new customers.

Yaroslavna Voronovich

Instructor

An experienced instructor, trained over 1,500 professional truck drivers.

Valera
Gayduk

Instructor

Driving instructor in the city and on area. He trained and helped to successfully obtain CDL for more than 600 students.

Andrey Abakunchik

Recruiter

Has 5 years of driving experience with automatic and manual gearboxes. More than 2.5 years preparing students for CDL exams. Helps with the employment of new and experienced drivers.

Cojocaru
Sergio

volunteer-instructor

Has a CDL, trained more than 600 students. Teaches driving in the city and on the area.

Natella Garushyants

Manager

Natella is smart and thoughtful. There is no task that she’s not able to handle. Natella will easily answer any and all questions about studying at the school or or obtaining the CDL, and will gladly help with paperwork, housing, payments and much more. Responsibility is a big part of her character. Responsible approach to business and respect towards the principles – that’s her

Angelica Nosova

Manager

Thanks to her bright nature Angelica easily connects to any student and creates a warm friendly atmosphere in the office and at the school. She is always there to discuss all the details and nuances of the study process at the school and expand on positive and negative sides of truck driving career.

Our team
Gene Moik

co-founder

Has a Class A CDL since 2014. Gene is not only an experienced driver, but also a good teacher with a creative approach to work. Easily finds a common language with students, regardless of their age, origin and affluence.

Vasil Kushnir

co-founder

CDL Class A has had since 2011. Vasyl is a dedicated leader. Thanks to his experience and desire for self-development, he manages to find effective solutions to non-trivial problems. Vasyl manages staff, organizes advertising campaigns and events, helps Start CDL Training to attract new customers.

Yaroslavna Voronovich

Instructor

An experienced instructor, trained over 1,500 professional truck drivers.

Natella Garushyants

Manager

Natella is smart and thoughtful. There is no task that she’s not able to handle. Natella will easily answer any and all questions about studying at the school or or obtaining the CDL, and will gladly help with paperwork, housing, payments and much more. Responsibility is a big part of her character. Responsible approach to business and respect towards the principles – that’s her

Valera Gayduk

Instructor

Driving instructor in the city and on area. He trained and helped to successfully obtain CDL for more than 600 students.

Cojocaru Sergio

volunteer-instructor

Has a CDL, trained more than 600 students. Teaches driving in the city and on the area.

Andrey Abakunchik

Recruiter

Has 5 years of driving experience with automatic and manual gearboxes. More than 2.5 years preparing students for CDL exams. Helps with the employment of new and experienced drivers.

Angelica Nosova

Manager

Thanks to her bright nature Angelica easily connects to any student and creates a warm friendly atmosphere in the office and at the school. She is always there to discuss all the details and nuances of the study process at the school and expand on positive and negative sides of truck driving career.

FAQ

To start training, you will need the following documents:

You will need confirmation of your legal status. This may be citizenship, green card, or a work permit in the United States (work authorization, work visa). The following documents have to be valid and not expired.
Valid driver’s license (class C)
Medical card (Physical DOT card).
Truck Driving Permit (Learner’s Permit)

You can start training with a driver’s license and permit out of any state. After passing the exam in DMV, we will enter your data into a single federal system, and within 10-14 working days, you will receive your CDL by mail. In some states, you must come in person to get a CDL.

You will need 2 to 3 weeks to prepare for the exam.
We want to make sure that every student gets the necessary time that he needs before he/she is ready for the final exam (DMV), so even if you are not confident in your abilities at any of the stages of training, you will continue your training until you ready.
Our students can study and improve their skills and confidence as much as they need. There is no time limit for the course or deadlines.
Our training center is different from the rest. We are responsible for your skills. Therefore we are ready to provide you with the maximum opportunities for their improvement.

We offer a flexible schedule that will allow you to keep working at your current job and continue training to get your CDL. With us, you are guaranteed to get the necessary knowledge, skills, and gain confidence before the exam.
Students from other states.
For all students from other states, we offer inexpensive hostel just a three-minute walk from our training center.

Our main goal is to get students to start working immediately after passing the exam and getting your CDL.

Start CDL Training stuff is always welcoming new students and gladly work with you until you graduate to a professional CDL driver! With us, you can easily get the necessary knowledge and skills to get your CDL and start your way to a high paying commercial driver career!

In accordance with the program, your training will be divided into seven stages. So what exactly will you learn at Start CDL Training?

Pre-trip inspection – preparation before departure, an inspection of truck and trailer, air brake system inspection, and air brake test.

1. Backing

2. Parallel parking to both sides(left to right and right to left)

3. Alley dock parking 

4. City driving

5. Pre-test (Passing an internal exam)

6. Examination at the DMV (final exam)

In 90% of the states, the exam is in English. In California, Washington, and Pennsylvania, you can take the PERMIT test in other languages, including Spanish, Russian, and Polish. In our center, classes are mainly in English and Russian.

There are also PRI TRIP studying material in Ukrainian, Georgian, Uzbek, Polish, Spanish, Hindi, Punjabi, Turkish.

Our training center offers three training programs to choose from:
CDL automatic gearbox (restricted to operating auto ONLY).
CDL manual gearbox (no restriction auto and manual).
Hourly course for professional drivers to upgrade from auto to manual or renew their CDL.

Important! After completing the auto transmission course and exam, your driver’s license will be restricted to driving a commercial vehicle with an automatic transmission ONLY!

After completing a manual course can drive a commercial vehicle with any gearbox. How to sign up for training? You will need to fill out a form. After filling out the form, our manager will contact you to confirm the information and set the date of the first lesson. Make sure to double-check the information you entered.
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Address

9300 Ashton rd, Philadelphia, PA, US


Working hours

From 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM


Our contacts

Phone: +1  844 22 72 162
Email: info@cdlstart.com

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