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Riverland Community College

2200 Riverland Dr, Albert Lea, MN 56007

(507) 433-0608 | Alt: (507) 379-3300 | Website

Truck Driving

Why choose Truck Driving at Riverland?

The truck driving program at Riverland is a comprehensive program and covers all varieties of CDL required vehicles, including double trailer, commercial bus and snow plow. The instructor for the program keeps current in the transportation industry and provides thorough training and has partnerships with quality companies such as Minnesota Department of Transportation, and Rochester City Lines who hire our graduates.

Our truck driving program prepares students for a career in transportation by providing the following:

Rules & regulations within the industry

Safe operations of CDL required vehicles

Be required to perform a minimum of 44 hours behind the wheel to include 12 hours on the range, 12 hours on the highway, 1 hour of night driving, 6 hours of a loaded trailer with the remainder in any combination

Comprehensive understanding of a truck drivers lifestyle

The truck driving program at Riverland has partnerships with quality companies who hire our graduates. Students have the option to become fully endorsed in all varieties of CDL required transportation (doubles, passenger, tanker, hazmat, etc.)

BEHNE Incorporated

Behne Incorporated is a full-service LTL trucking company in Minnesota with almost 50 years of experience in the industry. With honesty, safety, integrity and speed driving our organization, our customers are routinely delighted with our services and continue to recommend us to their friends and associates. We hire only skilled, safe drivers with proven records, who bring everything they need to the job. Your quote from Behne Inc. will be accurate and complete, with no hidden charges or fees, and your freight will arrive at its destination on time and in pristine condition.

Dubbels Trucking

Dubbels Trucking, of Randolph, MN, has a growing reputation for delivering on-time logistics services in a safe and professional manner. Since 1994 we have been a leading over-the-road carrier for the Midwest, and more recently for some Southern states as well.

Foodliner

Foodliner® is the largest Bulk Food Grade carrier in the country and a Transport Topic Top 100 carrier. Our customized transportation system utilizes the latest technology and provides individualized service throughout North America. We have an outstanding on time performance record and have earned the reputation for being a professional organization with a commitment to operating safely. Foodliner offers exciting careers in the transportation industry and opportunities for career growth.

Minnesota Department of Transporation

his snowplow equipment adds depth to a strong truck driving program that offers hands-on and classroom training for careers in the transportation industry. The equipment gives the students in the program additional exposure to equipment used in the field and provides them a greater range of experiences prior to seeking employment.MnDOT, in turn, will work with Riverland to help students learn about careers at MnDOT, as it continues to build a strong and diverse talent pool of employees.

Norsemen

Norsemen was founded in 1979, by David E. Steffens with two trucks. Originally based out of Waseca, MN Norsemen expanded its operations to Lake Mills, IA in 1987. Lake Mills is now the Corporate headquarters. In 2002 David sold the company to two of his son’s. David A. Steffens and Jay Steffens. Since then David and Jay have expanded Norsemen Trucking into a complete Logistics Company. David owns and operates Norsemen Trucking and together he and Jay own and operate Norsemen Transportation and Norsemen Specialized.

USF Holland

Unmatched Next-Day Coverage Founded in 1929 in Holland, Mich., Holland has long been recognized for delivering the most next-day service lanes in its territory and annually records one of the lowest claim ratios in the industry. Originally committed to serving the central United States, Holland has expanded farther into the Southeast and Midwest where it continues to provide on-time reliability. Its dedicated employees have earned the prestigious Quest for Quality award from Logistics Management magazine every year since the mid-1980s.

Valley Transportation

Valley Transportation has confidently, proudly put together the most qualified and capable team for each transportation job. With a fleet of nearly 200 trucks on the road and more on the way, Valley Transportation has grown steadily since its inception back in the 1980's.

CEMSTONE

As a family-led business, having a values-oriented, people-focused culture is at the heart of who we are.

After four generations and over 90+ years, the Cemstone name (pronounced using the soft sound of “s” , not the hard sound of “k” ) has become synonymous with high quality products and unparalleled service in the ready mix concrete industry in the Upper Midwest. Our reputation is reflected in the structures we’ve helped create and our long-held and long-practiced commitment to our core values: safety, excellence, innovation, integrity and teamwork.


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