GDL - Car Driving:1085 N Black Horse Pike Ste 7,
Williamstown, NJ 08094

License: #22094S

CDL Training Yard:
700-900 Cenco Blvd,
Clayton, NJ 08312

Ext 1 - Car Driving Ext 2 - Trucks & Buses

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CDL Road Skills in Clayton, New Jersey

To earn your Commercial Driver License (CDL), you need a training program that will equip you to be a careful, confident driver. Located in Clayton, New Jersey, Mike’s Driving School, Inc. is a family-run business dedicated to getting new and experienced drivers on the road safely. Our veteran instructors prepare students for the CDL road test with real-life experience in Class A and B vehicles.

CDL Courses Offered

We offer multiple CDL school courses so that students can enroll in the best class for their career goals:

  • Class A CDL: 200 hours
  • Class B CDL: 128 hours
  • Class A Refresher: 200 hours
  • Class B Passenger Endorsement: 120 hours
  • Learn To Drive Forklifts: Eight hours

Upon completion of a CDL course, a student will be prepared to take the written test and skills test required by the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission (NJ MVC) to obtain a Class A or B CDL. All courses require a minimum attendance rate of 80% except for the forklift certification course, which requires 100% attendance. Most classes run from Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Weekend and evening classes may be offered to accommodate student schedules.

Road Skills at Mike’s Driving School

Students in our CDL courses benefit from a combination of classroom instruction, onsite practice, and field experience. After we cover general knowledge of CDL vehicles in the classroom, students move to our training yard where they can practice operating Class A and B vehicles in a safe environment. After achieving proficiency in CDL yard skills, students go out on the road with instructors, where they’ll master:

  • Shifting and turning
  • Defensive driving practices
  • How to shift an asynchronous transmission
  • How to operate a double-clutch
  • How to turn wide safely
  • How to drive on rural routes, city roads, and highways
  • When and how to stop at railroad tracks

With plenty of real-world driving experience, you’ll feel prepared for both the CDL knowledge test and skills test.

CDL Applicant Requirements

The instructors at Mike’s Driving School will help students understand NJ MVC’s application process for CDL, as well as pre-requisites for commercial drivers. To qualify for a CDL, you must be:

  • A U.S. Citizen or non-U.S. Citizen with lawful permanent resident status
  • At least 18 years old
  • Hold a Class D basic driver’s license in the state of NJ
  • Have at least 20/40 vision in each eye (with or without glasses)
  • Able to recognize red, green, and amber colors
  • Physically fit

Students must hold a CDL before applying for endorsements. Endorsements allow drivers to operate special vehicles such as school buses or double trailers.

A Trusted Name in CDL Training

Mike’s Driving School has been training drivers since 1993. With nearly three decades of experience, we provide best-in-class driver education to produce responsible, reliable trucking professionals. And to help you finance your education, we partner with multiple financial aid programs including:

Mike’s Driving School also offers program financing to students who qualify. Plus, as a student, you’ll receive free job placement assistance. Our team will help you prepare for interviews, help you connect with employers, and keep in touch with you after graduation to ensure you’re on the path to success. Past graduates have been hired by carriers including Coca-Cola, Covenant Transport, and Frozen Food Express. Prospective students can learn more by reading our alumni reviews.

Register for A CDL Course Today

At Mike’s Driving School, Inc., we know what a big responsibility it is to be a CDL driver. That’s why we take our job seriously – each student receives intensive training from qualified instructors. Our training yard is located in Clayton, NJ, and serves students in Burlington County, Cape May County, and the surrounding area. To sign up for a CDL course and prepare for your CDL road test, contact us today.

Monday: 9AM – 5PM | Tuesday: 9AM – 7PM | Wednesday: 9AM – 5PM | Thursday: 9AM – 7PM
Friday: 9AM – 5PM | Saturday: 9AM – 12PM (By Appointment) | Sunday: Closed
Mike’s Driving School
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