To be eligible for enrollment at U.S. Truck Driver Training School, Inc. applicants must meet the following requirements.
Applicant must have a valid Michigan driver’s license, be eligible for a Class A CDL upgrade through the state of Michigan, and be at least 21 years of age.
Applicants with any of the incidents listed below should be advised that finding employment in the transportation industry may be difficult. Obtaining a letter of pre-employment prior to enrollment is highly recommended before entry. Applicants with any of the incidents listed who do not obtain a letter of pre-employment prior to enrollment must meet with the school’s Vice President and sign an employment advisement letter.
- DWI or DUI within the past 5 years
- Felony within the past 7 years
- Careless or wreck less driving within the past 3 years
- At fault accident in the past 1 year
Students admitted into the program must also be able to pass a Department of Transportation Physical and drug screen. Students must also be able to pass the Secretary of State Temporary Instruction Permit written test, which requires basic reading and writing of the English language. Students with a high school diploma or equivalent GED should not have difficulty passing this written exam.
These tests are administered no later than the third day of the first week of class.
Students that do not pass the DOT exam, drug test, or Temporary Instructional Permit exam may choose to withdraw from the program and receive a full refund less the $100.00 registration deposit and any fees paid towards the DOT physical, drug test, or Temporary Instructional Permit. Students may also choose to be transferred to the next available class upon successful completion of the previously failed requirements.
Student Achievement Data (July 1st, 2013 – June 30th, 2014)
Student completion rate – 85%
License exam pass rate – 94%
Job placement rate – 86%
Student satisfaction survey results – 98%