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You’re on the road to new horizons with Eclipse DOT CDL training! We’ve got your info, and one of our fantastic team members will be in touch soon to kickstart this thrilling journey. Get ready to rev up your future and steer toward success!

CDL Training: Your Road to Success Starts Here đźš›

You’re about to embark on a journey that’s not just about driving big rigs but building a solid career in trucking. At Eclipse DOT CDL Training, we’re here to make your path to success smooth and straightforward. 

Here's what you can expect:

Expert Guidance

You'll learn from the best in the business. Our instructors have over two decades of real-world trucking experience. They're not just teaching, they're sharing their wisdom of the open road.

Compliance Simplified

DOT compliance might seem like alphabet soup, but we'll break it down. You'll master the rules, so you can hit the road confidently and legally.

Hands-On Training

We believe in learning by doing. You'll spend plenty of time in the driver's seat, honing your skills and building that confidence.

We don’t just teach theory; we prepare you for real-life challenges. You’ll tackle everything from city driving to long-haul routes.

Trucking is a family, and you’ll become part of it. Connect with your fellow trainees, instructors, and our vast network of trucking pros.

Safety isn’t a buzzword; it’s a way of life. We’ll instill in you the importance of safe driving practices that protect you and everyone else on the road.

Ready to hit the road? Let's start this adventure together

Preparing for Your CDL Training Journey

Congratulations on taking the first step toward your CDL training with Eclipse DOT!
 To ensure you’re all set to hit the road

Here's how to prepare:

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Get Your Ducks in a Row

Before you dive in, make sure you've got your basic documentation ready. You'll need your Commercial Driver's Learners Permit.

Study the Manual

Grab your state's CDL manual. It's like the Bible of trucking. Give it a read or two; you'll be tested on this material.

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Physical Fitness

Trucking can be physically demanding. Start incorporating regular exercise into your routine to ensure you’re in good shape for those long-haul drives.

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DOT Basics

Get a head start on DOT regulations. Understanding these rules will give you a leg up during your training.

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Eclipse DOT Resources

1. CDL Manual

2. DOT Regulations Guide

3. Inspection Checklist: Be sure you’re thorough with your pre-trip inspections. Download our handy Inspection Checklist
to get started.

4. Backing Maneuvers Rundown: Master the art of backing maneuvers with our in-depth Backing Maneuvers Guide.

5. Follow Dan on TikTok: For extra tips, tricks, and the occasional dad-style joke, follow Dan Greer on TikTok.

 “The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you.”

- Tony Robbins

faqs

What's the key focus of Eclipse DOT CDL Training?

Our focus is to not just get you across the finish line; it’s about turning you into a road warrior ready to conquer any challenge. Passing the skills test on the first try is just the beginning. We’re not here to teach you just how to drive; we’re here to ensure you’re equipped to handle whatever the road throws your way. Because at Eclipse DOT, it’s not just about passing; it’s about driving with confidence, competence, and a touch of road wisdom that makes you stand out on the asphalt. Get ready to not just pass the test but own the road, my friend!

How long does the CDL training program usually take?

Like planning a road trip, it depends on where you’re starting. If you’re already a road virtuoso, we can breeze through the Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) in just one day. But, for those starting fresh with the joy of trucking, it might take up to 5 days. Whether you’re a seasoned driver or embracing the open road for the first time, we tailor our pace to yours. Let’s turn those hours into expertise!

What makes Eclipse DOT's training approach unique?

Picture this: We’re like the pit crew for businesses on the road. While we’re more geared towards businesses (it’s our highway, after all), don’t worry if you’re flying solo; we’ve got a seat for you too. Our primary gig is arming businesses with the tools they need for ultimate success. It’s not just about passing; it’s about turning every business trip into a victory lap. Whether you’re a lone ranger or part of a convoy, our approach has your success in the driver’s seat. Let’s hit the road to success, together!

Can you highlight the real-world aspects of the CDL training at Eclipse DOT?

We’re not fans of the snooze-worthy classroom saga. Our training is all about getting your hands dirty—metaphorically speaking. We know that spending days or weeks in a classroom won’t turn you into the trucking maestro you aspire to be. That’s why we ditched the desk-heavy approach and opted for more hands-on action. After all, you can’t learn to dance with the open road by sitting behind a desk. It’s a truck, not a typewriter. So, gear up for a training experience that’s more asphalt than chalkboard. Let’s make learning as dynamic as the road itself!

How does Eclipse DOT support businesses in the trucking industry beyond individual training?
We’re not just in the driver’s seat; we’re the co-pilots for businesses in the trucking game. Our programs are finely tuned for businesses, offering group pricing for those rolling in with a convoy of aspiring CDL holders. Forget the mundane 80-hour training chatter you hear elsewhere—we’re in the fast lane. With our accelerated programs, we cut through the noise and get you top-notch drivers in less time. Because when it comes to business, we’re all about efficiency without sacrificing excellence. Let’s rev up your team’s success on the road!
What sets Eclipse DOT apart in terms of DOT compliance solutions?
We’re not just about CDL training; we’re the guardians of DOT compliance too. It’s like having a one-stop-shop for all your trucking needs. Now, here’s the ace up our sleeve—companies signing up for a membership get more than just a handshake. They get VIP treatment with discounted rates on CDL testing and training. It’s our way of saying, “Welcome to the Eclipse DOT family—where compliance is a breeze, and savings are on the house.” Let’s navigate the compliance maze together!
Is there a personalized coaching element in Eclipse DOT's CDL training?
You betcha! We’re not fans of the one-size-fits-all approach—it’s like trying to fit a semi-truck into a compact parking space. Our programs are crafted with you in mind, tailored to your needs like a custom-fitted glove. And here’s the cherry on top—we keep our sessions cozy, limiting the number of folks in each group. Why? To ensure everyone gets the time and attention they need to steer towards ultimate success. It’s not just training; it’s a personalized journey to your CDL victory. Let’s hit the road, uniquely!
How can businesses in oil & gas benefit from Eclipse DOT's services?
It’s not just business for us; it’s a road trip back to our roots. With our founder, Dan Greer, having a solid background in oil & gas, construction, and municipalities, we’re like the Swiss Army knife for businesses in these sectors. Experience is our fuel, and Dan Greer was the team lead for DOT compliance for more than six companies under the same umbrella—talk about a heavyweight champ! Here’s the kicker: he did it for the largest non-union oil and gas construction contractor in the states. When it comes to navigating the roads of oil & gas compliance, we’ve got the seasoned driver behind the wheel. Let’s steer your business towards success in these sectors!
What's the role of technology in Eclipse DOT's CDL training?
Tech is our co-pilot on this journey, just like your trusty smartphone in daily life. We’ve embraced technology and woven it into our training because, let’s be real, who wants to drive without tech these days? We take the complexities of technology and turn them into a smooth ride. It’s not just about having tech; it’s about making it as easy to use as your favorite app. So, buckle up for a tech-infused training experience that makes hitting the road a breeze!
How does Eclipse DOT contribute to road safety through its training?
Safety isn’t just a word for us; it’s our driving philosophy. When it comes to accidents, we’re not just in the slow lane; we’re practically parked. Since the birth of Eclipse DOT, we proudly wave the banner of zero accidents during training. And once our graduates hit the road, they’re like safety superheroes, boasting less than a 1% accident rate in their first year. How do we do it? Simple. We teach our drivers to take their time, make smart decisions, and navigate the road with a safety-first mindset. Because at Eclipse DOT, safety isn’t just a lesson; it’s our destination. Let’s drive safely and confidently together!
Can you share success stories of individuals who trained with Eclipse DOT?
Absolutely! Meet Brian, the road maestro. After cruising through training with Eclipse DOT, he’s been on a four-year streak with the same company—oh, and did we mention, accident-free? Now, he’s the heavyweight champion of heavy hauls across the U.S.!Then there’s Leslie, the trailblazer. Trained by none other than Dan himself, she embarked on a journey from working for others to becoming the captain of her own ship. Today, her company is in the windmill business, hauling generators across North America. Leslie and her husband? They’re not just truckers; they’re super truckers, owning multiple trucks and acing both life and business. These are just a couple of our stars shining brightly on the road to success with Eclipse DOT!
What's the future outlook for Eclipse DOT in terms of business growth?
We’re not just gazing at the horizon; we’re paving the road to a stellar future. Our forecast looks like a rocket trajectory, and we’ve already expanded our turf to multiple states. Annual training sessions? You bet, and not just for a local coffee club—companies across North America count on us. Why? Because our program is tailored for businesses, and they can smell authenticity from a mile away. They appreciate our honesty and the elbow grease we put into getting their drivers not just through training but acing the skills test. So, buckle up for a future where Eclipse DOT isn’t just on the road; we’re owning the highway to success!
How does Eclipse DOT plan to support rural first responders?
We’re not just on the road; we’re taking detours to support the unsung heroes in rural areas. Picture this: our founder, the driving force behind it all, created a local nonprofit called Empowering Heroes. Now, for every driver we onboard into DOT Docs, our state-of-the-art software for DOT compliance, we throw a dollar into the hat. It’s our way of saying, “Thank you, first responders, for being the true heroes of the road.” With every mile we drive, we’re contributing to the cause and making sure rural first responders get the support they deserve. Let’s turn every mile into a salute to these heroes!