TRAINING THE NEXT GENERATION OF EXCELLENCE
RECOGNIZED BY THE INDUSTRY AS SUPERIOR
Stevens Transport is an industry leader in CDL training. We have been training successful drivers for decades and have a track record to prove it! Our CDL training program is the most comprehensive in the industry for new drivers. It’s not only about turning out people who can drive a truck. It’s about setting you up for success and sending out safe, responsible, well prepared drivers onto the adventure of a lifetime in their new career.
OUR PARTNER TRUCK DRIVING SCHOOLS
Stevens Driving Academy of Texas, LP has also partnered with local truck driving schools to open satellite facilities in strategic locations throughout the United States. We have partnered with the top training facilities in the country to ensure that our drivers receive an education that meets and/or exceeds our high standards. No matter what part of the country you are from, we have the right training facility for you!
DEDICATION TO CONTINUOUS DEVELOPMENT
Not only have we been training drivers for success for decades, but we also have a commitment to continuous development!
Stevens Transport has just taken the next step and was granted authorization in April 2017 to administer the Commercial Driver License (CDL) Skills Test on behalf of the Department of Public Safety. This authorization allows Stevens Transport to conduct the Third-Party Skills CDL Test. Having the capabilities to conduct the Third Party CDL Test has greatly reduced the wait time for a student to take the Skills test, which means that you could be on the road starting your adventure that much quicker!
INDUSTRY LEADING TUITION SHARE AND REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAMS
At Stevens Transport, we see the value of not only adding skilled, talented drivers to the industry, but also giving students the opportunity to learn! If you do not have the financial means to go to an outside training program, we do offer company sponsorship.
STEVENS TRANSPORT OFFERS UP TO $7500 IN REIMBURSEMENT
Stevens Transport also offers anyone who attends an outside CDL academy up to $7500 in tuition reimbursement to be paid out to the driver themselves or to their lender as long as they are working for us. We have an impeccable record with finance companies by making on-time payments for our drivers so that there is no stress involved. We take the burden off of your shoulders so that you can focus on what is important!
COMPANY SPONSORED TRUCK DRIVING SCHOOLS
Stevens Transport has partnered with the truck driver training providers listed below to provide a company-sponsored CDL training for new drivers. To learn more about how Stevens can assist you with beginning a rewarding, well-paying career as a professional truck driver, complete our online application and one of our courteous and knowledge recruiting representatives will be happy to answer questions and help arrange your CDL training.
CURRENT CDL TRAINING LOCATIONS
Dallas, Texas (our flagship school)
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Charlotte, North Carolina
Duncan, South Carolina
Little Rock, Arkansas
St. Louis, Missouri
OPPORTUNITIES FOR TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING IN COLUMBUS, GA
STEVENS TRANSPORT PARTNERS WITH GDA
Georgia Driving Academy (GDA) is Stevens Transport’s CDL training program partner in South Georgia, providing training to the top truck drivers in Georgia for more than 25 years. This partnership allows new drivers to take advantage of training with employers themselves in earning their Commercial Drivers License. Graduates of GDA can earn up to $50,000 in their first year and up to $70,000 in their third year.
In addition to receiving their CDL, students learn best practices and how to be the best and safest drivers on the road from certified professional trainers. Students get the time and help needed during the three-week commercial driving course to be the top drivers on the road today. New driver trainees can enroll anytime, but classes are held Monday through Saturday and last three weeks long. Stevens sponsors the cost of training as well as lodging and transportation to Columbus, GA.
AFTER CDL TRAINING IN COLUMBUS, GEORGIA
Upon completion of the truck driver training program at GDA, each student is required to attend orientation at Stevens Transport headquarters in Dallas, Texas – transportation will be provided. After receiving the CDL, drivers begin the over the road training program. This includes being paired with a driver mentor and trainer, where students receive 1-on-1 training and complete 240 hours behind the wheel over the course of five to six weeks. Individual training includes driving and navigating all five regions of of the U.S., while learning how to haul time-sensitive and temperature-controlled commodities. The hands-on aspect of this training will put your career on the road to success and includes a weekly salary during this time.
As new employees of Stevens Transport, drivers will be assigned to their own equipment and be paid on a per-mile basis at this point, earning an average of $50,000 in the first year and $70,000 in the third year. Drivers can take their career in a number of directions at this point, including: