COVID-19 Safety Information
Truck drivers are the backbone of our economy and our country needs you now more than ever! You are part of one of America's Essential Industries as defined by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. They have deemed Driver Training and Education Centers as Essential to keeping America moving forward.
We're taking precautions to create a safe CDL training environment for our students and staff to continue training during the current COVID-19 outbreak. This includes making sure that everyone involved is working together to stay as healthy as possible by adhering to the following guidelines.
Do not come to training if:
You've had close contact or cared for someone diagnosed with COVID-19 within the last 14 days prior to class start date.
You've experienced any cold or flu-like symptoms within the last 14 days prior to class start date (fever, cough, sore throat, respiratory illness, difficulty breathing).
Student & Staff Requirements
Wash hands frequently with warm water and soap for 20 seconds.
Cover your sneeze or cough with your elbow.
Avoid touching your face, mouth, nose, & eyes.
Maintain social distancing of 6 feet or more whenever possible.
Wear a mask or face covering (nose and mouth both covered), including:
- When social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.
- During in-cab training or testing.
- Please see below how to make, remove and clean a mask.
Be willing to have your temperature checked.
Waiver & Health Questionnaire
Upon school arrival, all students will be asked to complete a waiver and a simple health questionnaire.
How To Make A Mask
Making a mask is very simple and inexpensive. Please watch this video about how to make your own mask. Note: we strongly recommend you bring your own homemade mask(s). However, if you fail to bring a mask to training, it will be provided to you.
How to Remove & Clean a Mask
Be careful not to touch eyes, nose and mouth while removing your mask and wash your hands immediately. It is also very important to clean your mask daily using one of the methods below.
- Put in laundry with hot water
- Soak in boiling water
- Microwave (boil ONLY water in microwave, remove from microwave, add mask)
- Steam iron
- Wash with hot water and soap