Get Your CDL Program success stories and testimonials

Many Successful Truck Driver Stories.

For over 25 years, Roehl Transport has trained some of the safest, most successful professional truck drivers.


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There's no time like now to change your life. Get paid to get your CDL in our truck driving job!
In addition to expert CDL training, drivers find jobs that meet their needs, both inside the truck and outside the truck.

For many, our CDL training program and truck driving job is a ticket to a better economic future - a pathway to the middle class. For others, Roehl's training bridges a skills gap into a transportation career. Still others use our program and HOMEtime PLUS fleets as a way to ease into retirement (many former military members, police and firefighters). 

As you watch these videos, read testimonials and learn about our many driver success stories, please know that we want the same success for you in a Roehl Transport truck driving job.


Video: Brandon B. - Employed on the first day of training


In this video Brandon B., a new Roehl driver, explains that he felt comfortable choosing Roehl for his CDL training because he had a job on the first day. Brandon also noted that being paid while he trained made a difference for him.


Video: Chris R. - Military friendly truck driving jobs


Chris R., a Roehl Transport truck driver, discusses his perspective as a former military member. Chris speaks about the transition out of the military, especially for 88 Mikes, into Roehl's Get Your CDL Program. Chris is a member of the Roehl Honor Program and is also in our two-year Apprenticeship Program.


Video: Vernon C. - Career paths at Roehl: From getting a CDL to trainer to manager


In this video, Roehl Transport's Vernon C. describes his career path. Vernon obtained his commercial driver's license (CDL) and gained experience at Roehl. Vernon then became a trainer, providing mentoring and instruction to new CDL drivers. From there, Vernon transitioned out of the truck into different roles, including as a Regional Driver Employment Specialist. UPDATE: Vernon is now our Operations Manager based in our Chicago Area Terminal.


Video: Roderick D. - Researching the program


In this video, Roderick D. talks about how he found Roehl's Get Your CDL Program and truck driver job. Roderick explains how he applied and also did his research on three different trucking companies before finally selecting Roehl's unique get paid while you get your CDL program. Roderick said that his friend, an experienced truck driver, also helped him with positive feedback that Roehl's training is the among the best in the business.


Video: Chad D. - Advice for those coming to training


In this video Chad D., a Roehl truck driver in our company sponsored cdl training program, shares some great advice for those of you who are new to the industry.


Video: Michael K. - Roehl has the highest reputation


Michael K. recently completed Roehl's Get Your CDL training program. Michael talks about choosing a trucking company that is legal and doesn't play games. Michael noted that our reputation is one of the best and he noted that he considered other trucking driving schools, including technical colleges. Michael choose Roehl because he was paid while he trained to be a professional truck driver.


Video: Jesse D. - A career path from CDL training to truck driver training & beyond


Roehl driver Jesse D. explains how Roehl gave him the opportunity to be financially independent while serving our great nation. Jesse references the Roehl Transport CDL School; the Get Your CDL Program now trains and pays drivers for a trucking job with Roehl.

As a part of Jesse's career plan, he attended and completed Roehl's Certified Truck Driver Training Program. Roehl offers many career options along your career path - both inside and outside of the truck.


Video: Heather S. - Everybody really cares


In this video, Heather S. shares the good feeling she gets as a part Roehl’s Get Your CDL Program. Heather notes that people want her to be successful and it’s been a positive training experience.


Video: Career Pathing at Roehl Transport - Guillermo M.: From Driver to Get Your CDL Instructor


In this video, Guillermo M. talks about his journey to become a professional truck driver with Roehl Transport. Guillermo notes that his driving habits were informed by how drove in Mexico and that he adopted the Roehl Way of Protective Driving after joining Roehl Transport. Guillermo was both an experienced driver and truck driver trainer, and he said he knew he needed a change with more home time.


Video: The Get Your CDL Program at Roehl Transport: Scott B. - Good Change


Many drivers who got their CDL in Roehl's paid training program expressed a desire to make a positive change in their lives. Scott cites his desire to make $50k or more a year as well as having a career he can do until he retires.


Video: The Get Your CDL Program at Roehl Transport: Melvin P. - Mutual Support & Teamwork


In this video, military veteran Melvin P. speaks about getting his CDL from Roehl Transport. Melvin commented that his previous experience prepared him for life as a truck driving professional.

Melvin also noted how important teamwork is to him, and to TeamRoehl. Roehl Transport is a military friendly company - we have the tools and resources to help you be successful.


Video: The Get Your CDL Program at Roehl Transport: Glenn H. | Being Part of a Team


In this video, truck driver Glenn H. speaks about the progression he made through the Get Your CDL program. From feeling a bit daunted to being confident he is with the right team, Glenn found success through the instruction he received. Glenn ends the video by suggesting you do your research and check out Roehl.


Video: The Get Your CDL Program at Roehl Transport: Steven L. - I love this!


In this video, you'll hear from Steven L. about his experience getting paid to get his CDL through Roehl Transport. Steven comments on the professionalism and knowledge of the instructors and shares his exuberance for the truck driving job.


Video: The Get Your CDL Program at Roehl Transport: Mark W. | Step-by-Step to get a CDL


In this Get Your CDL program video, professional driver Mark W. explains how Roehl taught him (step-by-step) to be a truck driver. Mark noted that he paid attention and learned and now has his CDL.

Learn more about our Paid CDL Training Program Truck Driving Job

Our truck driving job with paid CDL training is very popular. If you have questions, you may want to get answers using our Get Your CDL Program Frequently Asked Questions.

We've created a detailed list of instructions to help you understand the application and hiring process. Use the following link:

Get Your CDL Step-by-Step Instructions

To learn more, including how you can apply using our online selection and learning process, please visit our Get Your CDL Program overview page or complete the Get Started form!


"You’ll get the skills and confidence you need to be a successful truck driver and have a great career in this program." 

Chris Jones, Director of Orientation & Driver Development

Chris Jones, Director of Orientation and Driver Development