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Michigan CDL Information

  1. Age
    • Drivers Must Be 18 Years of Age in Order to Drive A Commercial Truck in The State of Michigan, While Drivers Who Are Interested in Driving Out of State Need to Be 21 Years of Age.
  2. To Obtain Your Commercial Learners Permit, Which Leads to Your Commercial Driver’s License, You Must Hold a Valid State of Michigan Class D Driver’s License. In Addition to Having a Valid Class D Driver’s License, You Should Understand What May Disqualify You from Obtaining a CDL in Michigan:
    • Multiple Driver’s Licenses (Licenses from More than One State)
    • Suspension, Revocation, Denial, Or Cancellation of Your License, Previous 36 Months.
    • Conviction of Any Six-point Violation in the 24 Months Immediately Preceding Application. Six-point Violations Include:
      • Manslaughter, Negligent Homicide, Or Other Felony Involving Use of a Motor Vehicle.
      • Operating Under the Influence of Liquor or Drugs.
      • Failing to Stop and Give Identification at The Scene of a Crash.
      • Reckless Driving.
      • Unlawful Bodily Alcohol Content Of 0.08 Or More.
      • Refusal to Take A Chemical Test.
      • Fleeing or Eluding A Police Officer.
    • Conviction of an OUI/DUI in the Previous 2 Years
  3. Study for Your State of Michigan Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP)
  4. Apply for Your Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP)
    • Visit A Local Secretary of State Office
  5. Medical Standards

Roehl Transport, one of the largest transportation companies in America, will pay you to earn a commercial driver’s license and become a professional truck driver. Don’t miss out on your chance to get your CDL because you think it will take too long or cost too much. While we lay out the steps to earning your CLP and or CDL in Michigan on your own, the process can be tough. With this in mind, we also offer paid training. We will train you while you work towards earning your CDL, and you will get paid at the same time.

Paid CDL Training in Michigan

If you are looking to become a professional truck driver, Roehl Transport is here to help you get started with on-the-job CDL training. Potential students think it takes too long and costs too much to earn your commercial driver's license (CDL), learn to drive in real-life conditions, and then find a job in the industry. However, that doesn't have to be the case.

Roehl Pays You $616 a Week While You Study for Your CDL

Don't fork over thousands in tuition and fees to attend CDL school, let Roehl pay you while you earn your CDL. If you're accepted into our Get Your CDL program, you'll be hired on the first day, and you'll be paid while you gain the skills to test for your commercial driver's license.

You'll attend one of our four training centers and gain hands-on experience with instructors who are certified, commercial truck drivers. You'll learn on the same trucks we operate every day.

Before long, you'll be driving on your own, well on your way to a career that can pay you $70,000+. You'll be working in a field where opportunity is abundant.

Once you complete your training, we expect you to drive with us for 120,000 miles or about 15 months. You'll sign an agreement to do so. Roehl Transport is a trucking company run by truckers. Our CEO, Rick Roehl, still keeps his fingers on the pulse of the company by making freight deliveries. We've been in business for over 60 years and have been training drivers for more than 30. We offer one of the best benefits packages in the industry, a package that includes life insurance, medical, visual, dental, profit sharing, and a 401K.


Roehl Has a Location in the State of Michigan (*Note, this is not where you will be training, please see below for training locations)

1330 Jackson St
Iron Mountain, MI 49801

Where Will I Take Part in CDL Training?

Roehl offers CDL training in multiple locations, typically located near our terminals.

Roehl Driver Training Locations (*Note: You Will Be Training at One of the Four Locations Listed Below)

Roehl Transport Marshfield Headquarters

1916 E. 29th Street

Marshfield, WI 54449

Roehl Transport Appleton Terminal

6915 County Rd BB

Neenah, WI 54956

Roehl Transport Atlanta Terminal

4215 Bowman Industrial Ct.

Conley, GA 30288

Roehl Transport Chicago Area Terminal

6700 W. 15th Ave.

Gary, IN 46406




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