Red Hook on the Road

Red Hook on the Road

Brooklyn Workforce Inovations
151 Fifth Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217


Red Hook on the Road provides classroom and behind-the-wheel training necessary to obtain a commercial driver's license (CDL) - specifically, a class B/BPS license . The CDL leads to careers driving buses, coach buses, access-a-ride vehicles, and trucks. Training does nto cover Class A (over the road) trucking licenses.

Format: 8 hrs/day x 4 weeks

Skills Taught

  • Defensive Driving
  • Maneuvering Large Vehicles
  • Map Reading

Credentials Taught

  • Class B/BPS Commerical Driver's License (CDL)

Related Occupations

  • Transportation and Material Moving

  • Available via: trainer, online, classes
  • Eligibility restrictions: Live in New York City & be legally eligible to work in the U.S. 21 years or older Must have a valid NY State Driver’s License for at least two years and with one of the following three items (no combination of items A-C allowed): A) Four (4) points or fewer B) One (1) suspension (which has been cleared for at least two years) C) One (1) conviction showing on the driver record Obtain and submit a driver record from the DMV that must be less than 30 days old Able to attend training Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Must qualify as low income, under or unemployed, and/or receive public assistance Must be able to pass a drug test Absolutely no DWI’s or DUI’s Individuals with a criminal record are encouraged to apply