DOT New Driver Training Course Online


Bulk Licensing: Corporate advance purchases of advance licenses are available for companies who experience high turnover or multiple personnel training requirements for as little as $7.95 per student. See the chart below for more information.

Number of Seats PurchasedNet Price Per Seat

Please Note: All bulk license purchases are valid or 1 year from the date of purchase to aid Safety Managers in advance planning for new hires and to allow substantial savings over our single registration pricing. If you need assistance in determining the number of advance licenses your company requires or, if you have additional questions, please contact us by phone at 800-711-2706 or via email at

Who Should Take This Course?

Effective March of 2004, any driver who began driving a commercial motor vehicle after July 31st of 2003 must complete DOT specified training to educate the new employee in the necessary information to begin a professional driving career. This law applies to ANY person holding a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) There are NO exemptions to this requirement.


DOT New Driver Training-Online: If you are a professional driver who obtained a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) after July 31, 2003, you MUST receive training in 4 key areas BEFORE beginning driving in a commercial capacity. A copy of the course outline and a certificate of training should be kept in the drivers personnel file for inspection by DOT personnel during an audit.

Course Objectives

The purpose of this online course is to ensure awareness and promote safety and well being among operators of commercial motor vehicles. The objective is to make the new driver aware of key facts in several areas that will assist them in become a safe, healthy employee.

At the conclusion of DOT New Driver Training, students will:

  • Have a better understanding of how a driver logbook is to be completed.
  • Learn a better way to promote health through better diet and exercise.
  • Understand what qualification, both medical and non-medical, the Dept. of Transportation requires of operators of commercial motor vehicles.

Completion Instructions, Requirements, and Checklist

Students will be allowed to proceed at their own pace in this interactive, on-line training program. Students must complete each chapter, and pass the final exam with a score of 70% or better.

CEU’s, Duration, Prerequisites

Duration: 1-2 Hours Minimum 1 Hour
Prerequisites: No prerequisites are assigned to this course.

Course Topics - Contact Us for a Detailed Outline

  • Drivers Hours of Service
  • Driver Qualifications, Medical and Non-Medical
  • Driver Wellness
  • Whistleblower