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Entry Level Driver Training

Entry Level Driver Training- 24 Hours CDL truck driver entry level driver training

Students will be well versed in the safe operation, professionalism and entry-level skills needed for a career in the transportation industry. This course includes specific training in the areas of safe tank operation and double and triples operations. This is a broad spectrum course with some emphasis placed on training needed for a CDL permit, including general knowledge, Air Brakes and Combination. The course will expand into map reading skills, hours of service and safe practices as they relate to the FMCSA’s rules and regulations.



  • Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) is a prerequisite for enrolling in either Class A or Class B driving classes.

  • Starting 7/1/23 we will only be accepting students onto our In The Cab waitlist who have taken ELDT Theory (Class A and Class B) with WSWHE BOCES. School Bus and Passenger theory will be accepted from a training provider listed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration website. To be added to the waitlist for our CDL In-Cab Driver Training, students will need to submit a copy of their ELDT Certificate; valid NYS Driver's License; valid Commercial Learner's Permit; and valid DOT Medical Certificate (MCSA-5876) to [email protected]


*For more information on obtaining your Commercial Learners Permit / Drivers License, including step-by-step instruction as well as any fees, please visit the NYS DMV by clicking here.


Southern Adirondack Education Center, 1051 Dix Avenue, Hudson Falls, NY Or   F. Donald Myers Education Center 15 Henning Rd, Saratoga Springs, NY

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