“Jim Palmer is an opportunity for those that wish to succeed.”

Joe Whitaker
Lease Operator

Paid CDL Training

Receive real world experience over the road and earn your CDL with us! Our comprehensive program is designed for your success.

We help you obtain your CDL permit at one of our terminals. After some practice on our yard we send you out for 2-3 weeks with a CDL instructor to prepare you for your DOT exam.

Once you've passed your CDL exam you are officially an employee of Jim Palmer Trucking! We send you out with a coach for 30,000 miles of training over the road.

During your training our fleet managers stay in constant contact with you. We care about your success on the road and with Jim Palmer Trucking.

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Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Active driving license for 3 years, Social Security card, US Citizenship OR Alien Registration Card.
  • NO convictions from the following list in the past 3 years:
    • Speeding over 15mph
    • Following too close
    • Unsafe or erratic lane change
    • Reckless driving
  • NO more than 2 moving violations within the last 12 months.
  • NO more than 4 moving violations within the last 3 years.
  • NO DUI/DWI convictions in the last 5 years.
  • NO license suspensions for points in the last 3 years.
  • NO drug convictions in the last 5 years.
  • Must have an acceptable CSA scorecard (PSP Driver Report)

We would love to talk with you about joining the family.







“When you call in, we know who you are. You are not a truck number - you are part of the family.”

Justin Cox
Training Manager