FORTIS Truck Driving Schools
Get Your CDL with Training from FORTIS Institute
If you're considering attending a semi-truck driving school, take a look at FORTIS. Our Advanced Tractor Trailer Driving program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to successfully maneuver a tractor trailer.
As a graduate of our CDL training program, you will receive a diploma and should be capable of operating a tractor trailer with a vehicle gross weight of 80,000 lbs., an articulated vehicle with a trailer in excess of 10,001 lbs., or a straight vehicle in excess of 26,001 lbs. This is great news because, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for truck drivers nationally is projected to grow 21% by 2020.
The course material presented in the Advanced Tractor Trailer Driving Program is intended to develop useable skills and technical knowledge leading to employment as a Tractor Trailer Driver. Before that employment is possible, the student must pass the Commercial Driver’s License tests for the state in which they are licensed. The training offered during this program will provide the students with advanced range and road skill development, and in-depth classroom material. This skill and knowledge enhancement will enable the graduate, upon obtaining entry-level employment, to further develop his or her career as a Tractor Trailer Driver.
Upon meeting the graduation requirements, the student will be qualified to enter employment as a tractor trailer driver employed in intrastate and/or interstate commerce. Each graduate will possess a Commercial Drivers’ License with all relative endorsements. The graduate will be capable of operating a tractor-trailer with a vehicle gross weight of 80,000 lbs, an articulated vehicle with a trailer in excess of 10,001 lbs or a straight vehicle in excess of 26,001lbs.