Located on the Sumiton, Alabama, campus, the truck driver training program provides basic entry-level driving skills relating to the safe operation of commercial motor vehicles and other related regulations. Upon successful completion of the program, the student may be able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) necessary to operate a tractor-trailer unit.
Alabama Resident - The Department of Transportation regulations require that all truck driving students undergo drug screening. Since the test is conducted by an independent health service, the student must be prepared to pay the screening fee (cash or money order only). The test will be conducted the first day of the class.
Prospective students must be at least 21 years of age and hold a valid driver's license, with a driving record free of violations which may hinder or prevent employment as a truck driver.
Department of Transportation regulations require all truck driving students undergo drug screening. Since the test will be conducted on the first day of class by an independent health service and not Bevill State, you must be prepared to pay the $40 drug test fee (cash only) and $50 DOT Physical (cash only). Students testing positive for drugs will be dropped from class.
Bevill State Community College
101 State Street
Sumiton, AL 35148
205-648-3271 Ext. 5256
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Independent truck driving schools and company-sponsored schools are both worthy of consideration and are covered thoroughly in our truck driver's career guide.
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