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CDL Permit & Endorsement Preparatory Course
Alaska Teamster Employer Service Training Trust
Entry Level Driver Course
Defensive Driving for the Professional Truck Driver
This 3-day course is designed to assist an individual to prepare for taking their written tests at DMV to obtain their permit and endorsements.
Includes Professional Truck Driver - Defensive Driving, 16 hours of classroom CDL written DMV test preparation and DOT Regulations (49 CFR 172.704) Transportation Awareness.
This program can be paired with our CDL A, B or Road Skills Assessment programs to obtain your CDL.

Effective November 26, 2015 individuals must be a minimum of 21 years of age if they intend to have a Hazardous Materials and/or Passenger Endorsement on their CDL. This is  an existing Federal Regulation adopted by the State of Alaska effective this date.
Alaska Teamster Employer Service Training Trust also provides preparatory and entry level courses for members who are obtaining their CDL for the first time.
This 8-hour course is mandatory for all drivers operating in interstate commerce with less than one year of experience operating a CMV with a CDL.
It includes driver qualification requirements, hours of service, driver wellness, and whistle blower protection as appropriate to the entry-level driver's current position in addition to passing the CDL test.
Meets minimum requirements for FMCSR Part 380, Subpart B.
Prerequisites: Current CDL or enrolled in a CDL training or Assessment program.
This 8-hour National Safety Council course designed to give professional drivers defensive driving techniques to handle hazardous road conditions. Contains 1.5 hours of specific training in winter conditions, pre-trip inspection, preventing collisions, and other defensive driving maneuvers.