Driven by Excellence ... Measured by Quality
Since its inception in 1986, the Professional
Truck Driver Institute (PTDI) has become the foremost advocate
of optimum standards and professionalism for entry level truck driver
training in North America -- Standards developed by the trucking
The PTDI serves
as an independent agent for voluntary certification of entry-level
commercial truck driver training courses at public and private training
school. The certification process includes an on-site visit by an
evaluation team who verifies that the school has high standards
in the following areas: course administration, curriculum, instructors,
training, vehicles, instruction, student evaluation and testing,
outcomes, and records.
Who Benefits from PTDI Certification Standards?
Students who are assured that they will receive
training that meets industry and safety standards and provides an
inside track to high paying jobs.
Funding Organizations who are assured that the
training is based on national skill standards developed by the trucking
industry is constantly evaluating the quality of training and that
the graduates will find employment paying high wages.
Motor Carriers who are assured that graduates
from PTDI-approved courses have been trained to national standards
and will prove to be professional drivers who have fewer accidents
and bring more satisfied customers.