YRC Freight’s Training Programs Put You in the Driver’s Seat of a Well-Paying, Secure Career

Whether you have P&D or road driving experience, or no experience at all, YRC Freight can put you in the driver’s seat of a secure future. Our driver development programs are designed to teach you the skills you need to succeed in a career that can last a lifetime.

Less than one year’s experience

If you have less than six months of experience, you’ll attend approximately two weeks of paid training with YRC Freight. Seven to 11 months of experience requires a minimum three days of paid training.

Learn more about our early driver training program

Truck driving school graduate

Our Driver Development Program is a four-week, hands-on, paid-training period. Check it out if you’ve recently graduated from truck driving school and have a current CDL with hazmat, doubles/triples and tanker endorsements.

Learn more about our training for recent graduates

Obtain your CDL

Just because you don’t have your CDL and required endorsements doesn’t mean you can’t work at YRC Freight. With the right attitude and work ethic, you could be hired to work on the dock while studying for your CDL written and road test.

Learn more about getting your CDL

Approved truck driving schools

Able to devote 100% of your time to attend truck driving school? We can help you pick a good one near you.

Learn more about trucking driving schools

Put your driver training in our capable, experienced hands

No matter which training program you’re in, you’ll be in capable, experienced hands. Our reputation depends on our drivers so we only choose the best of the best to show you the ropes of confident, safe and defensive driving.

Better yet, our trainers really want to help you learn everything you need to know to be a confident driver. You’ll be paired with an instructor who is motivating and gives you positive, constructive feedback.

There are a  few different types of trainers YRC Freight uses in our programs, including:

  • Internal trainers are current employees who pass on real-world knowledge
  • Retired drivers are valuable resources with their decades of road experience
  • Third party trainers are instructors from truck driving schools or consultants who can teach the basics and prepare you for what to expect on the CDL written and road tests

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