160 Driving Academy now offers virtual hazardous materials training in 30 states.
The company’s safety-focused training program includes a four-hour virtual course led by a live instructor. Participants can earn their hazmat endorsement and scale their CDL earning potential through successful completion of the course, which includes adding participants to the federal training provider registry.
States where 160’s hazmat training is available include Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming; and more states will be added soon, the company said.
- Starting salaries for 160 Driving Academy graduates begin, on average, at $65,000 annually
- Hazmat (H) endorsement holders, on average, earn $5,000-$10,000 in additional earnings
- Commercial truck driving is one of today’s fastest growing career paths. Estimates predict 300,000 new jobs for CDL holders
- Technologically driven: 160’s data-driven programs focus on driver safety and personalized analytics, providing students with individual feedback and instruction via the company’s proprietary app
- Lifelong career support: 160 offers continuous job placement opportunities through its Truckers Network subsidiary