The CDL Basic Knowledge Course is available as a classroom instruction or online instruction. Both classes are instructor led.
Cost of the classroom course is $150.00 per person
This is a 15 hour course that will help prepare you for taking your basic CDL written tests. Areas covered include:
- General Knowledge
- Pre-trip Inspections
- Air Brakes
- Combination Vehicles
- Transporting Cargo Safely
This course will also cover topics that are an endorsement to your CDL. These include:
- Doubles & Triples
- Tank Vehicles
- Hazardous Materials
Special arrangements can be made for groups of six or more to have the classes at a different site or time.
Instructor Led Online Course
Online classes offer the flexibility to be custom built. Individual courses can be taken for a single topic, or the entire course can be taken. The cost of the online courses varies and are priced is as follows:
CDL Basic Knowledge Course - $150 (This course includes, General Knowledge, Air Brakes, Combination Vehicles, and Vehicle Inspections)
General Knowledge Only - $50
Air Brake Only - $50
Combination Vehicle Only - $50
Vehicle Inspection Only
all together would result in a $50 discount.
Endorsement courses are
available only individually:
In addition to these classes, we are a Third Party Test Site. We can give the Skill tests that are also required in addition to the written tests that you take at the DMV. You can use your own vehicle to test in, or we have vehicles you can use for your Class A, B, or C License, and also for your passenger endorsement, or school bus permit.
To register for the full online version of this course or the classroom course click here.
To register for individual courses, contact us at 308-865-8256. For any additional information, contact:
Dennis Holtz at the Nebraska Safety Center
Office Phone: (308) 865-8562
Nebraska Safety Center
University of Nebraska at Kearney
West Center, 227E
Kearney, NE 68849
Phone: (308) 865-8256 or (800) 854-7867 ext. 7
The University of Nebraska at Kearney is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution.
Individuals needing accommodation under ADA should contact the ADA Coordinator at the University of Nebraska at Kearney at (308) 865-8655
or the Nebraska Safety Center at (308) 865-8256
Check Re-presentment Policy: In the event that your check is returned unpaid for insufficient or uncollected funds, we may re-present your check electronically. In the ordinary course of business, your check will not be provided to you with your bank statement, but a copy can be retrieved by contacting your financial institution.