CDL Driving Academy.

Training the Next Wave of Great American Truck Drivers: Paid Training.

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Jump start your career with YELLOW!

If you want the freedom of driving the open road for a company that values its people, apply to join the tuition-free CDL Driving Academy TODAY and a job driving for YELLOW!

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YELLOW CDL Driving Academies will teach you the skills to be one of the safest drivers on the road.

Our instructors, many with a million+ miles of safe driving experience, actively engage all students in the classroom, in the practice yard, and on the road preparing you for a fulfilling and dynamic career as a YELLOW truck driver.

Getting Started

Commit to working for YELLOW company for one year after successfully completing the tuition-free CDL Driving Academy.

Pass a drug test, Motor Vehicle Report, and DOT Physical, and you'll be enrolled in our tuition-free CDL Driving Academy.

Four Weeks at the YELLOW CDL Driving Academy
Get Paid While You Train

The tuition-free CDL Driving Academy consists of four weeks of classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel training with an experienced and highly qualified instructor.

Company paid travel and accommodations are provided (if you are over an hour from home) and you’ll get paid an hourly wage while you train.

Four Weeks On-the-Job Paid Training

Once you graduate from the four-week CDL Driving Academy and obtain your CDL and endorsements, you’ll return to your home terminal for another four weeks of on-the-job paid training.

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100% paid health care, great home time and more.

YELLOW believes its people are what makes its companies great. That’s why we provide some of the best benefits in the transportation industry.

The YELLOW Difference

  • Competitive Pay
  • 100% Paid Healthcare Insurance for You & Your Family
  • Great Home Time
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, & Sick Days
  • Up to $7,500 Driver Sign On Bonus at select locations!

YELLOW CDL Driving Academies are located nationwide in the following metropolitan areas

  • Hagerstown, MD Hagerstown, MD icon
  • Cleveland Cleveland icon
  • Chicago Chicago icon
  • South Bend, IN South Bend, IN icon
  • Memphis Memphis icon
  • Fort Worth Fort Worth icon
  • Kansas City Kansas City icon
  • Salt Lake City Salt Lake City icon
  • Charlotte Charlotte icon
  • Nashville Nashville icon
  • Denver Denver icon
  • Portland Portland icon
  • Los Angeles Los Angeles icon
  • Indianapolis Indianapolis icon
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The Best Drivers on the Road

For more than 90 years, drivers have been the beating heart of YELLOW. Their professionalism and expertise are the reasons our customers keep coming back! If you want to join the best people in the transportation industry and help write the next great chapter in the LTL industry,

YELLOW is the place to do it.


Committed to Safety

We are determined to be the safest freight company in business. That doesn’t happen by accident. We focus on safety and provide continuous training and put technology to work, providing the safest environment possible. Over 10% of our drivers have one million or more safe driving miles and we are so proud of that.


I’ve driven other companies before, but I never felt part of a team. At YELLOW, people care about what they’re doing and go out of their way to help each other.

- Ashley B.

The benefits are great. I’ve got my whole family covered under my insurance plan and I don’t have to worry about the future.

- Tom C.

I know the company values me because of the emphasis it puts on keeping me and everyone else as safe as possible. YELLOW doesn’t cut corners on safety and it shows.

- Jose E.

Apply Today

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