Your One-Stop CDL Training and Testing Resource

We’re here for every turn in your learning curve, from entry-level driver training to your first test to brushing up on the latest driver safety and recertification.

Select from these varied driver safety program components:

  • Entry-level CDL Training
    • Driver qualification
    • Hours of service
    • Driver wellness
    • Whistleblower protection
  • CDL testing
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) road testing
  • Driver improvement
    • Driver screening and evaluation
    • Customized driver training and compliance workshops

At this time, CDL testing is required to be performed in English.

Get behind the wheel at several convenient locations across Michigan.

Access commercial driver’s license training and testing from any of these Star Professional Driver Training School locations, all certified by the State of Michigan:

Click on any of the locations above for a map and other service details.

Training covers one-on-one instruction for these commercial vehicles:

  • Semi tractor trailer
  • Straight truck
  • School bus
  • Passenger bus

All drivers get hands-on experience with the various commercial vehicles listed above, their related equipment and how to handle that equipment safely and professionally. We conduct training by the hour depending on the classification of license.

Receive one-on-one training with expert instructors and examiners

All of our instructors and examiners are certified, have a minimum of five years professional driving experience and attend annual examiner courses as mandated by the State of Michigan for recertification.

CDL testing components and what to bring with you

The test itself consists of three components: (1) a thorough pre-trip inspection, (2) three basic control skills exercises and (3) an on-the-road driving evaluation.

Drivers attempting their CDL test must present these three pieces of information at the time of the test:

  • Michigan Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP) issued by and at the Secretary of State office
  • A valid DOT medical card
  • A valid Michigan photo driver’s license

DOT road testing and what to bring with you

Furthermore, DOT road testing is available separately, if you already possess a CDL. You will be evaluated on your performance as a professional commercial driver. This evaluation demonstrates to employers that you are capable of driving their equipment in a safe and responsible manner.

The test itself consists of three components: (1) a thorough pre-trip inspection, (2) three basic control skills exercises and (3) an on-the-road driving evaluation.

Drivers attempting the DOT road test must present these two pieces of information at the time of the test:

  • A valid Michigan photo driver’s license
  • A valid DOT medical card unless otherwise specified

Let us bring the driver’s training and testing to you

CDL training and testing has to be done at one of our certified sites. We’ll do our best to conduct training and even workshops at your place of business … when space and time permit. Usage of our commercial vehicles is available on a fee-based formula based on vehicle types, mileage, fuel, insurance and taxes.

CDL Scheduling Inquiry

Fill in the blanks below for a prompt response to your CDL training and testing needs. You can also reach out to us directly:

Phone: 800-748-0481 / Fax: 866-269-8179 / Email safety@starlease.com.

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