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80 Hour CDL Class B/P Training Course

Course Overview

The 80-Hour Class B/P CDL course is designed to teach students the basic operations of a passenger bus with an automatic transmission and equipped with air brakes. A Class B/P CDL is necessary to operate any automatic single vehicle with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 26,001 pounds or more and a towing capacity of no more than 10,000 pounds. Class BP vehicles do not typically have a trailer attached.  

This course includes 40 hours of classroom instruction. During the classroom segment students will learn how to obtain their Class B CDL permit with a passenger endorsement and air brakes, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, electronic & paper log books, map reading, Compliance Safety & Accountability (CSA), as well as FMCSA drug & alcohol clearinghouse registration.  

Students will learn how to properly perform a pre-trip safety inspection of the vehicle and the basic control skills associated with the State of Michigan CDL exam. This includes straight line backing, off-set backing, and 90 degree backing skills.  

Additionally, students will be taught how to safely operate on public roadways. This includes city and highway operations, hazardous perceptions, speed & space management, lane control, sign identification, and learning maximum bridge heights for Class B/P commercial vehicles. 

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Tuition: $4295.00  

Road Test: $100.00  

Time: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday 

Course Completion 

Upon completion of the 80-hour Class B/P CDL course, the student will be assigned a designated time to take his/her State of Michigan CDL skills exam. Upon successfully completing the exam and meeting the minimum requirements set forth by the state of Michigan, our certified state licensed examiners will issue a Class B/P CDL with a passenger endorsement certificate.  

If you have any questions regarding this course, please call or text administration at 586-838-1268 or email us at info@ustdts.edu.