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.