C1 Truck Driver Training - Indianapolis
C1 Truck Driver Training has been training new truck drivers at our Indianapolis campus longer than any other Indianapolis truck driving school. Since 1987, C1 has been providing CDL training (now offering both Class A and Class B training) and setting the standard for premier truck driver training in Indiana. At C1, it's all about your future as a truck driver. Our caring and experienced staff are focused on making America's highways safe. Your Class A CDL or Class B CDL training will focus on safe driving techniques and proven defensive driving strategies to keep you and other drivers safe.
Our training staff includes professional truck drivers and administrators with years of experience in the trucking industry. The CDL trainers are not only professional truck drivers; they have a desire to share their knowledge and experience to help new truck drivers learn the right way to drive.
C1 Truck Driver Training is located at 3603 E. Raymond St. in Indianapolis, In. C1 is the largest trucking driver training school in Central Indiana. Just because we train more truck drivers than anyone else in Indiana doesn't mean you won't receive a personalized training experience. Our modern classrooms provide a comfortable learning environment. The 12 paved acres of the Indianapolis driving range gives new Class A CDL and Class B CDL drivers plenty of room to practice driving skills before the street training begins.
C1 is located in a modern, state of the art facility. Our Indianapolis CDL training center was designed from the ground up with only one purpose: training truck drivers. The Indianapolis campus has the extra features that many truck driving schools ignore. In 2006, C1 moved into a brand new, custom-designed classroom and administration building. Our Indianapolis CDL training center is perfect for both Class A and Class B CDL training and features classrooms with multimedia technology, a truck components lab, and a comfortable student lounge.
We're professionals in truck driver training. That's why the Indianapolis CDL training campus offers a driving range with over 12 acres of flat asphalt pavement. The training center driving range provides ample space and safety for practicing low speed truck driving exercises. The ample size and configuration of the driving range provides trucking students plenty of space to master the driving skills necessary to operate a tractor-trailer. Some of the Class A and Class B CDL skills that can be practiced on the driving range include turning, backing, shifting and parking. The Indianapolis CDL training center driving range has a perimeter lighting system to allow for training in nearly any weather condition or any time of day.
Our CDL training curriculum uses leading technologies to help prepare new drivers. C1 uses a custom-programmed multimedia classroom lecture program. To supplement classroom lectures, the CDL training staff has developed a comprehensive student training manual. The C1 Indianapolis training department combines years of professional truck driving experience and an expert knowledge of the trucking industry to create an unparalleled CDL training program for both the Class A and Class B CDL license.
At our Indianapolis truck driving school, you'll learn and refine all the skills you need to obtain your Class A CDL or Class B CDL and hit the road as a professional driver. C1 Truck Driver Training has been providing training to new truck drivers for over 35+ years. With a couple of decades of experience in running a truck driving school, we've been able to refine the process of truck driver training. Our customized CDL training program will give you everything you need to pass the Class A or Class B CDL skills test.
Our Indianapolis truck driving school is the largest in the city. You'll go through intensive training with experienced CDL training instructors and get behind the wheel of industry standard tractor trailers or other Class B CDL vehicles. Together, we'll help you become a safe, professional driver.
A big factor in successfully learning to drive a tractor-trailer safely is training on properly maintained equipment. That's why C1 Truck Driver Training Indianapolis campus' entire truck fleet is late-model Freightliner conventional tractors. The trailers have simulated loads of freight which help a student learn to control loaded vehicles in various driving situations.
What makes the CDL training at C1 so effective? It's the years of experience and proven methods that are backed by our history of helping thousands of drivers obtain a CDL. Deciding which trucking school to attend for Class A or Class B CDL training is a big decision. In fact, your truck driving career depends on the right training to teach you how to drive safely. At C1 Truck Driver Training, you can learn from the pros and get your Class A or Class B CDL license quickly.If you are considering CDL training in Indiana, turn to the professionals at C1 Truck Driver Training. We've trained new drivers across central Indiana.
The Indianapolis trucking school serves the following areas for Class A and Class B CDL training:
- Indianapolis, IN
- Bloomington, IN
- Kokomo, IN
- Columbus, IN
- Lafayette, IN
- Muncie, IN
- Terre Haute, IN
- Anderson, IN
- Lebanon, IN
The classroom portion will include lectures and presentations covering a wide range of topics. Educating safe truck drivers is C1's goal, so students will be instructed on proper logging procedures, trip planning & map reading, hazardous materials regulations, accident prevention, and safety and mechanical issues. In addition to the classroom instruction, students will apply the techniques explained in the classroom to the driving range and street exercises. Every student will practice all the skills necessary to safely operate a tractor trailer.
From the classroom, you'll move out to the C1 driving range for behind the wheel training. The Indianapolis driving range provides ample space to learn how to safely maneuver a tractor trailer through a series of driving exercises.
The driving skills emphasized at our Indianapolis training campus include:
- Shifting techniques
- Coupling/uncoupling the trailer
- Backing skills
- Left and right turn techniques
- Pre-trip inspection of the truck
The CDL trainers will emphasize the driving skills required to pass the CDL skills test at the end of the training program.
When you've learned the basics of driving a tractor trailer, the next phase of CDL training begins with driving on local roads and highways around metro Indianapolis. This phase of the training puts everything you've learned about driving a truck together so you can apply it to real world driving. With your CDL instructor in the passenger seat guiding your way, you'll navigate through roads and practice such things as defensive driving and accident prevention, shifting techniques, left and right turns, and mechanical operation of the vehicle. C1 puts a focus on commentary, so your truck driving training instructor will help guide you as you talk your way through the constant decision-making involved with driving a tractor trailer.
Passing the CDL Skills Test & Our CDL Ace ClubTop
Our entire staff at C1 Truck Driver Training in Indianapolis puts a lot of effort into working with each student to ensure he or she is successful in passing the CDL skills test. We recognize those students who are exceptional with our CDL Ace Club. In order to become a "CDL Ace" a driver must pass the state CDL skills test on the first try. "Acing" the CDL test on the first try is a big accomplishment that we recognize with our very special Red C1 Graduation hat with "CDL Ace" stitched in gold on the side.
The cost of CDL training can range between $4,000 to $6,000 in the state of Indiana depending upon which truck driving school you attend. The good news is there are several programs available to help cover the cost of CDL training. If you are looking for financial assistance for truck driving school, we have several programs available including: tuition assistance, tuition reimbursement, and company sponsored CDL training.
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