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Driving Programs

Driver Adult Training
For adults over 21 years of age. Learn to drive in traffic, parallel park, pass, change lanes and more. Good for those just learning to drive and those that need improvement. Students are expected to practice outside of class. Course consists of 5 hours classroom, 15 hours observation and 15 hours drive time. Call 716-376-8278 for more information or to register.

5-Hour Pre-Licensing Course 2012-2013
All applicants for a NYS driver’s license must take a mandatory five-hour course before they can schedule their road test witht the DMV.  This class provides the opportunity for students to gain knowledge of the basic "rules of the road", safe driving principals, defensive driving skills and information about the effects of alcohol and drugs on driving.  Students will also learn driver's responsibilities and crash avoidance techniques.   All classes are held from 4:00 - 9:30 p.m.      Fee: $25.00

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Prepaid registration is required at least 10 days before class date. Seating is limited and classes fill up fast!  Remit payment to: C/A BOCES Attn: 5-Hour. Please call  your nearby Center for further infomation.
 
Belmont       585 268 5681
Ellicottville  716 699 2382
Olean           716 376 8410       Classes start promptly at 4pm.  PLEASE arrive 15 minutes early with your permit and something to eat/drink if you wish.                        


Point & Insurance Reduction
Save 10% each year for three years on your car insurance. Refresh your driving knowledge with a review of time-tested safe driving tips and an overview of today’s vehicle and traffic laws. You may also be eligible to reduce as many as four violation points on your driving record. Fee: $35.00. Prepaid registration is required at least 10 days before class date. Seating is limited. Remit payment to C/A BOCES, Attn: Point & Insurance

Please contact your local Centers for dates and times

 
Belmont          585 268 5681
Ellicottville     716 699 2382
Olean              716 376 8410 
 

CDL Class A Tractor Trailer

Train with a licensed professional so you can become a professional tractor trailer driver. Learn all the necessary state and federal regulations regarding tractor trailer driving. 150-hour course includes 50 hours of class, 50 hours of observation and 50 hours on the road.

Requirements

  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Possess a current driver's license and a Class A Permit (NY or PA)
  • Driving record free of violations which could hinder employment
  • Pass D.O.T. physical and drug tests

Class B Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
Learn all the necessary state and federal regulations regarding CDL B. This 45-hour program consists of classroom and driving to prepare you for safe operations, pre-trip, inside and out, parallel parking, straight line backing and other maneuvers. Drive on the road with a professional licensed driver and get a working knowledge of the industry. Must be 18 years of age, possess a current drivers license, Class B permit, DOT physical and drug test.


CDL A/Heavy Equipment
Now is the time to become experienced on Heavy Equipment and also earn your CDL A License! The CDL component trains you to test and receive a Class A (Tractor Trailer) Commercial Driver License (CDL). The Heavy Equipment component provides an introduction to the heavy equipment industry and basic heavy equipment operation. Employment from satisfactory completion of this class can be found in all types of truck driving jobs such as equipment transporting, dump trucks/trailers, sand and gravel, paving, concrete/asphalt, mining, freight haulers, construction materials, tankers, etc. and also the proposed road construction jobs.


CDL B/Heavy Equipment
Now is the time to become experienced on Heavy Equipment and also earn your CDL B License! The CDL component trains you to test and receive a Class B Commercial Driver License (CDL). The Heavy Equipment component provides an introduction to the heavy equipment industry and basic heavy equipment operation. Employment from satisfactory completion of this class can put you on the road to a career as a professional driver of dump trucks, cement mixers, utility trucks, garbage trucks, deliver vans, food service trucks and many other commercial vehicles.