Here are answers to the most common questions about the CDL training program at Shelly Truck Driving School.
How long is the course?
How many students are in a class?
What will I be doing while the other students practice driving?
How much time will I spend in a classroom and how much time will I practice driving?
Every student enrolled at Shelly Truck Driving School receives 3 weeks of hands-on training, half of which occurs in our simulator and on the roads of York and Lancaster Counties. We are one of the few schools in the northeastern United States with a state-of-the-art simulator, which every one of our students uses to learn basic truck driving techniques.
Will I be able to handle a truck even though I’m not tall or muscular?
I’ve never driven a manual transmission and I’m worrked about learning to shift all those gears. Are there automatics?
Will I have the same instructor during the entire course?
What kinds of real-life driving experience do the instructors have?
How much does your school charge?
Do you have financial aid?
Do all students pass the CDL test?
What kinds of job-placement services do you provide?
What kinds of driving jobs will I be qualified for after I get my CDL?
How will I know which type of job is best for me?
What is it like when a new driver shows up for work on the first day? How do they know what to do?
When does the next course start?