Commercial Drivers License

There is currently a critical shortage of commercial drivers in the U.S. that is likely to continue.

America desperately needs more commercial vehicle operators. The U.S. Department of Labor rates the commercial vehicle driving occupation as among the highest growth rate occupations.

Commercial Vehicle operating is not just a job that pays well, it is the beginning of a career, and for many people the fastest road to success.

Ferrari Driving School is dedicated to training you from CDL permit preparation, Custom-Tailored Packages, to CVTA Certified Career Programs, that successfully place students in both entry level and experience needed CDL jobs.

Do you know what type of CDL career you are looking for?
Click on the links below to find out more about the specific license types.

Tractor Trailer – A

Bus – BP

Truck – B

MiniBus – C

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The commercial driver occupation represents a good employment opportunity.
The Job Growth Forecasts indicate that there will be readily available jobs for drivers for the foreseeable future
Entry-level drivers enjoyed starting compensation levels around $35,000 per year
Many transportation companies offer benefits such as insurance, retirement plans, paid vacations and safety bonuses
Drivers that are successful as employees can become owner-operators and own their own businesses, which is how many of today’s large trucking companies began
Everyone has heard of outsourcing, where jobs are shipped overseas. That simply cannot be done with Commercial drivers.
In a matter of weeks, you can be trained and placed in a new career as a professional Commercial Vehicle Operator, placing you on the fastest road to success in the new economy.

I have my CDL already can I get an entry level certificate?

Who is the “CDL Refresher Course – 40 Hours” for?
  • Have a CDL but have not driven for six months or more
  • If you are looking to re-enter the transportation industry
  • Need to brush up on your skills in a commercial vehicle this course is for you!
What is included in this Program In the course you will be driving on all types of Roadways. pre-trip inspections and close quarter driving skills. Afterwards, you will receive 30 hours Behind-The-Wheel (BTW) with one of our experienced Commercial Driver Trainers and hit the Road to practice your skills in real-life traffic scenarios. If you have a road test scheduled with a company, be sure to let our instructor know as they will assist you on the specific skills you will need.  

Can you help me get the CDL permit?

Yes we have created a question & answer study course which makes PASSING the CDL permit exam very easy.  You can study as long as needed until you pass. What makes the course work is after you study the material you test yourself and get a chance to REVIEW the questions you got wrong.  This makes the learning process happen much easier than reading the whole DMV manual.Enter answer here

What is our student road test passing rate?

Ferrari Driving School students that have taken the Instructor's training recommendation have had a FIRST time passing rate of over 90%. During the first lesson we always evaluate and give an honest opinion on your SPECIFIC training needs.Enter answer here

Why is forklift training and certification important?

Trucking companies see hiring a driver that is OSHA certified to operate a Forklift as a huge plus.  This can allow you to load your own truck load which cuts down on potential costs for the company.  This also allows you to potentially work in the warehouse when delivery orders are slow.  This all equals better JOB SECURITY. Enter answer here

What are the projected C.D.L. employment statistics?

  • Jobs for Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 2008 & 2018 in the US are expected to increase by 13%
  • The median wage for Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer in New York State for May 2009 was over $19 per hour.
  •  Jobs for Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers between 2008 and 2018 in the US are expected to increase by 8%.
  • The median wage for Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers in New York State for May 2009 was over $25 per hour.
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CDL Employment Opportunites:

  •  The New York Motor Truck Assoc., predict a shortage of qualified drivers in the near future. Better pay and benefits are offered by employers to attract and retain men and women as professional drivers. Employment opportunities for well trained and motivated individuals in the transportation profession are many. The trucking industry offers a wide range of positions, from loading freight to driving vehicles locally and over-the-road.
  • Trucking is the nation’s second largest industry, employing over 5 million men and women as drivers, mechanics and in related services. The Trucking Industry moves 70% of the nation’s freight, and employs approximately 1 out of every 9 workers in America.
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Where are the DMV Locations?Where are the DMV Locations? Queens:  168-46 91st Avenue - Jamaica 168-35 Rockaway Blvd. - Springfield Gardens 30-56 Whitestone Expressway - College Point Brooklyn: 625 Altantic Ave 2875 West 8th Street - Coney Island Bronx: 696 East Fordam Road NYC: 11 Greenwich Street 159 East 125th Street 1293-1311 Broadway Staten Island: 141 East Service RoadEnter answer here

What is the DOT Certification Class?

U.S. D.O.T (Department of Transportation) Certification will allow you operate a Commercial Vehicle across state lines (interstate) Driving without the Certification can result in heavy fines & vehicle impoundment for both driver & company. The certification class is done at our Main Office every Friday at 1:30pm or 5:30pm. You will receive the certification the same day upon completion. Click here to scheduleEnter answer here

What are the new CDL regulations for current license holders?

New Regulations for all CDL Licensed Drivers, This Will Affect All CDL License holders. See DMV Links below: answer here