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Our professional commercial driver training programs are ideal for those with no previous knowledge or experience in the truck driving industry but would like to obtain a Commercial Class A or Class B license.

Each basic level program is offered at our three California campuses, located in Visalia, Fresno, Merced, and Bakersfield. Each commercial driver course includes classroom instruction based on sections of the current California CDL Manual.

The CDL Manual contains information about California traffic laws, CDL disqualifications, and safe driving information. This information is the basis for the written test you’ll take, once you complete your training at ACI, and apply for a CDL in the state of California.

Within the CDL Manual, there are several sections that cover information necessary for obtaining a license and operating a commercial vehicle. Information included:

  1. General Information
  2. Air Brakes
  3. Combination Vehicles
  4. Doubles and Triples
  5. School Buses
  6. Transporting Cargo
  7. Tank Vehicles
  8. Transporting Passengers
  9. Hazardous Materials

Prepare for your CDL Permit now by reading through the California CDL Manual. Then, train at ACI and receive the knowledge and practical skills you need become a California truck driver.

Start by downloading your free CDL Training Manual now!

See requirements for first time CDL applicants

For hours and locations, see your local DMV office


Learn more about our Commercial Driver Training programs offered, including:

Class A CDL Training

Class A CDL with an additional emphasis in the area of agriculture

School Bus Driver Training

Commercial Bus Driver Training

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