You do not need a high school diploma or GED to enroll in the Truck Driver Training Program.
There are however a few basic requirements you must meet to enroll in the program.
- Must have a valid Illinois drivers license with no unpaid tickets anywhere in the United States.
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Must be able to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and drug scan.
*Blood pressure less than or equal to 140/90.
*Vision at least 20/40 acuity in each eye with or without correction.
*Hearing at greater or equal to 5 feet from a forced whispered voice with or without hearing aids.
*No insulin dependent diabetes.
*No epilepsy or seizure history.
If you have any questions on these requirements, please call the truck driver training office at 217/786-2565.