A commercial driver’s license is required for those working in commercial trucking, but also important for industries that move or drive heavy equipment, like landscaping and construction. Driver Resource Center ensures that drivers receive the necessary training and support to obtain their CDLs efficiently. This allows companies to focus on their core operations while relying on DRC’s expertise in recruiting, training and licensing commercial drivers. This comprehensive approach allows you to conserve cash flow while lowering risk and reducing your cost-per-hire.
Why Work With an Independent Training Provider
- Standardized training: ELDT (Entry-Level Driver Training) sets uniform training standards for entry-level commercial drivers, guaranteeing a baseline level of competence among drivers.
- Specialized expertise: Truck driving schools certified by third parties have instructors with extensive experience, possessing specialized knowledge and teaching methods specifically designed to address the distinctive obstacles of commercial driving.
- Adaptability and customization: Trucking companies can enjoy the advantage of selecting tailored training programs or modules that precisely match their distinct requirements and operational preferences.
- Compliance assurance: Companies can trust that their employees are trained according to FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) regulations, promoting adherence to safety and legal requirements.
- Documentation: ELDT mandates recordkeeping and reporting, simplifying the process for companies to monitor and document their employees’ training advancements.
Proper Training Produces a Safer Employee
- Comprehensive training: Drivers undergo extensive instruction covering road safety, defensive driving techniques, and vehicle maintenance.
- Accident reduction: Proper training leads to a decrease in accidents, injuries, and property damage, ensuring safer operations.
- Regulatory compliance: Training ensures drivers comply with state and federal regulations, avoiding legal and regulatory issues.
CDL Certified Training Can Minimize Liability
- Accident risk reduction: Proper training lowers the risk of accidents and the resulting legal consequences.
- Lower insurance premiums: Improved safety records due to training can lead to lower insurance premiums for companies.
- Demonstrating commitment to safety: Training shows a dedication to employee training and safety, which can positively impact legal defense in the event of lawsuits.
A CDL Is an Investment in Employees
- Promote current employees: Train your existing employees to become CDL drivers – better pay, increased job satisfaction, and better rates of retention and growth await.
- Valuable skills and knowledge: CDL training equips employees with important skills and knowledge needed for their job, enhancing their capabilities and performance.
- Career advancement opportunities: Obtaining a CDL provides employees with the tools to explore new avenues within their career, opening doors to higher-level positions and increased earning potential.
- Employee development and job satisfaction: Offering CDL training demonstrates a commitment to employee development, fostering a sense of loyalty and job satisfaction among employees who appreciate the investment in their professional growth.
Why Work with DRC
- A comprehensive approach: DRC can handle the entire process, from recruiting to licensing. We can even reduce the time it takes to find candidates and train them.
- ELDT compliance: We adhere to the requirements of the Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) regulations, ensuring that our training program meets the standardized criteria set by the authorities.
- Tailored and advanced training: Our training is state-of-the-art and customized to cater to specific business needs, providing specialized instruction to equip drivers with the necessary skills and knowledge.
- Decades of experience and multiple locations: With over 30 years of experience in the industry, we have established a strong track record. Our multiple locations allow us to serve a wide range of individuals and companies.