In order to be admitted into Continental for CDL driver training, you must meet the requirements set by state and federal agencies.





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• Be at least 21 years of age
• Meet the Texas DPS Residency Requirements
• Complete the Department of Transportation physical examination (Long Form required)
• Pass a Department of Transportation drug screen
• Hold a valid Texas driver’s license prior to enrollment, free of any outstanding tickets or warrants
• Provide a copy of your social security card or proof of your ability to work legally in the United States
• You must reside in the State of Texas
• Provide a copy of your high school diploma, G.E.D.,
or successfully pass the written Learner’s Permit section of the CDL exam
• Complete your Admissions Application
• Be able to read and speak the English language and do simple arithmetic
• No loss of a foot, a leg, a hand, or an arm; or has been granted a skill performance evaluation certificate
• No diabetes requiring insulin for control
• No heart problems
• No respiratory dysfunction
• No high blood pressure
• No rheumatic, arthritic, orthopedic, muscular, neuromuscular, or vascular problems that would affect vehicle control
• No epilepsy or other condition likely to cause loss of consciousness
• No mental, nervous, organic, or functional disease or psychiatric disorder likely to interfere with vehicle control
• Vision 20/40 or better in each eye, not color blind
• Have good hearing
• No addiction to drugs
• No addiction to alcohol
• No felony convictions involving illegal drugs in a commercial vehicle
• No DWI violations within the last 5 years