Reid State Technical College

School Name
Kotra CDL Driving School

Course Name
4 week CDL Course

CDL Training Cost

Course Length
4 weeks

How Many Hours Do Students Spend In The Truck?
40 hours

How Many Hours Do Students Spend Driving? (Direct Control, Not Observing)
40 hours

In The Truck, Are Students Taught As A Group or One-on-One?

Instructor to Student Ratio During Driving (Number of Students In The Truck)
1 instructor to 1 student

Is The Training Schedule Full-Time or Part-Time?
Both (they will work with student's PT schedules)

Is This Training Offered By A Private Program, or Sponsored By A Trucking Company?

Are Grants and Financial Aid Available At This School?
Financing is available from Springleaf Financial, which will give loans to pay for our courses based on your credit worthiness. Other programs are available through the local job centers, DVR offices, Unemployment offices, and in Illinois, through the Secretary of State.

Job Placement Assistance Provided?

Successful Job Placement Rate & Related Info
Every week, a truck company makes a presentation to their class. Kotra states that “very often, their students are pre-hired by 2-3 truck companies at the same time. The presentations allow students to determine which company is the best fit for them.”

What Percentage of Students Graduate This Program?

This School Claims to be Certified or Accredited by:

Additional Information Provided By The School:
Kotra states: “We are extremely flexible with the student’s schedule.” “We don’t require full tuition up front. You pay from test to test.”


1616 Grand Ave., Suite 206 Waukegan, IL 60085

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