Class B Truck Operator Program Print E-mail

Class B - Required to Drive Straight Trucks in CaliforniaOur Class B Truck Operator Program course is offered year-round on a first-come, first-served basis. This training is designed to prepare Western Truck School graduates to become professional entry-level commercial truck (Class B) drivers. The Class B Commercial Driver's Course is a 40-hour program that you can take during the day, the evenings or even weekends!

The instructor to student ratio for our Class B Truck Operator Program is one to one. This normally all-field training course consists of driving in training areas that include combinations of highway, city, and heavy traffic areas with a strong emphasis on defensive driving. After completion of the course, students are taken to the Department of Motor Vehicles for the Class B Commercial Driver's License skills and driving tests.

A standard Class B box or a modified Class A vehicle is used for this training, and this equipment fully complies with all Federal, State and Local regulations. A Class B holder can, however, drive a variety of vehicles, including: straight trucks, dump trucks, and buses (with a Passenger Endorsement / Bus Endorsement).

Western Truck School also offers training for Passenger Endorsement (A Class B with a Passenger Endorsement) for those who wish to become Commercial Bus drivers. This is a 40-hour course emphasizing safety, pre-trip inspection, in-cab inspections, air brake check, skills and driving. The course is offered on an on-going basis at locations throughout California as available. Contact Us for the next class start date if you want more information.

In California, call 1-800-TRUCKING,

Nationwide at 1-800-929-1320  - or - Let Us Contact You