YRC Freight Company-Sponsored CDL Training Program

Get Your CDL Training At YRC Freight Driving Academy

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YRC is also kind of unique in that they require students to have their tanker endorsement specifically, as well as the TSA approval letter that will allow them to get the Hazmat endorsement.

Students also won't need to be too worried about an "items to take" list, as they will be responsible for having a place to stay and for their meals.

Cost Structure Of YRC Freight's CDL Training Academy For Company Drivers

What is the cost structure of the CDL school?

There is no cost for the school.

What are all the upfront costs?

The student needs to pay for their CDL permit, TSA check, DOT physical, and Hazmat and tanker endorsements.

Cost Structure Of YRC Freight's CDL Training

Will my meals be paid for?

No, students must provide for their own meals.

Is lodging included in tuition?

No, students will be commuting to school, so they will need to live in the Chicago Metro area.

YRC Freight's CDL Training Academy Payment Policies

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Can I pay for my CDL training up front and have no further obligations?

No, there is no option to pay up front.

What are the obligations for paying back the schooling after graduation?

Drivers agree to work for YRC for 1 year. If the driver leaves YRC before the year is up, he or she will be responsible for the entire CDL school tuition.

TruckingTruth's View On The Cost Structure Of YRC Freight CDL School

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As YRC does not have any payment options besides the 1 year obligation, the only costs are the permit, TSA and endorsement fees. Leaving before the 1 year mark will leave the student on the hook for the entire CDL Training Academy tuition.

This is keeping in mind that no meals or lodging are provide, and the driver must provide their own transportation back and forth to school daily.

CDL Academy Training Schedule and Itinerary

How long is the training overall?

4 weeks, 160 hours.

How much time on the range backing up?

50% of all behind-the-wheel time.

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