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About Us

Commercial Education and Safety, LLC is committed to training CDL (Commercial Drivers License) drivers to the highest standard . Our staff has over 60 combined years in the industry. After training, Commercial Education and Safety LLC is authorized by the State of North Dakota to administer 3rd party testing for our students. If you are not from ND, we are authorized to test other states *as well, which means you  do not have to transfer your license to ND. Whether you are an individual in need of training, or a company that desires the best CDL Driver training available, CES LLC has a program for you. We can accommodate most schedules. For companies, we can tailor the training to your needs while maintaining compliance with State and Federal Regulations. 


*CES can only administer CDL test for states that participate in the CSTIMS program.

BE A PART OF OUR TRUCK DRIVING SCHOOL MISSION

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To provide high standard comprehensive programs in a safe environment designed for students with or without experience. 


To ensure that our students will be successful and safe in this chosen career so that they will be able to provide a better quality of life for themselves and their families.



 


FEATURED PROGRAMs

40 HOUR PRO TRUCK DRIVER COURSE

This course is designed for individuals that already know how to drive a Commercial Motor Vehicle. If you have had a  Class A CDL in the past, but you allowed it to lapse, or you currently hold a Class A CDL but have no recent experience, this course maybe for you. You'll receive a 40 hours behind the wheel training test time included. The training consists of Airbrakes, Pre- trip Inspection, Basic Control Skills Maneuvering (backing),Coupling and Uncoupling of the Tractor-Trailer, and  driving the vehicle using techniques that ensure safe operation of the vehicle to include Double clutching and shifting a multi-speed transmission,  controlled braking as well as navigating turns and intersections with a Tractor -Trailer .

80 HOUR PRO TRUCK DRIVER COURSE

This certificate program is designed for individuals that have limited to moderate experience driving and backing a Tractor-Trailer, but require more training. During this 80 hour course, we will teach you how to properly perform Airbrake tests, Pre-Trip inspections, Basic Control Skills Maneuvers (backing), Coupling/ Uncoupling, and driving the vehicle using techniques that ensure safe operation of the vehicle to include Double clutching and shifting a multi-speed transmission,  controlled braking as well as navigating turns and intersections with a Tractor-Trailer.   

120 HOUR PRO TRUCK DRIVER COURSE

This certificate program is for individuals with minimal experience that still require substantial amount of training. This course also includes "Entry- Level Driver" classroom training. The classroom portion includes; Hours of Service, Driver Wellness, Whistle blower Protections, Public Relations and Job Search, Professional Driver Health, Safety and Security, Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA). After the classroom portion is completed, we will teach to properly perform Airbrake tests, Pre-trip inspections, Basic Control Skills Maneuvering (backing), Coupling and Uncoupling, and driving the vehicle using techniques that ensure safe operation of the vehicle to include Double clutching and shifting a multispeed transmission,  controlled braking as well as navigating turns and intersections with a Tractor-Trailer.

160 HOUR PRO TRUCK DRIVER COURSE

This certificate program is designed for individuals with absolutely no experience. This course consists of everything that the 120 hour course offers, with 40 extra hours of driving and backing time and also includes "soft skills" training such as preventive maintenance, tire chaining, load securement, etc,. This course is our premier certificate program. Along with 160 hours of pro truck driver training, you will receive the following added benefits:


  • Up to 2 CDL licensing test included in the price of the program. Most other schools and programs allow  just one test at the end of the course. CES will give a limited practice session prior to the 2nd test if one is required.


  • If a graduate from the 160 hour Pro Truck Driver Course has an extended period of time away from driving, he/ she can call us or stop by to schedule a date and time to receive a CDL refresher training at a discounted alumni price. This way, when you are required to perform a road test for the company that is considering hiring you, you will be confident of your driving skills.