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Ready for a new career as a commercial driver?

Red Hook on the Road accepts new students year round.

  • Red Hook on the Road is a free 4 week intensive hands-on training program that will help you earn the NYS CDL and find work as a commercial driver.
  • We provide behind-the-wheel training to drive Class B/BP/BPS commercial vehicles. 
  • Job placement assistance is available for 2+ years after graduation so you can advance into better positions with higher pay.

To be eligible you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Live in New York City & be legally eligible to work in the U.S.
  • 21 years or older
  • Have a clean, valid NY State Driver’s License for at least 2 years with no more than 2 points or one suspension (that has been cleared for at least 2 years) or one conviction showing on the driver record. No combination of the above is allowed. Also, no speeding tickets or D.U.I.s
  • Obtain and submit a driver record from the DMV that must be less than 30 days old
  • Able to attend training Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Must Be Unemployed

BWI welcomes individuals with past criminal convictions to apply.

How to Apply

New Red Hook on the Road classes start every month.  To learn more call 718-237-4846.

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