Train to become a Commercial Truck Driver

Advanced Tractor Trailer Driving at FORTIS Trucking Schools

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If you're considering attending one of the commercial truck driving schools in Pennsylvania, 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.

Get Your CDL and Start a Career as a Tractor Trailer Driver

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% nationally over the next 10 years.

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.

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Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation information.