Come to Don's Truck Towing & Truck Wash facility at 4735 S. Limit (Hiway 65), Sedalia, MO. The training professional will preview with you and take you through, one-on-one, the three parts you need to know for your test.
a. Pre-trip on truck and trailer according to standards.
b. Basic skills and backing maneuvers.
c. Road test - on the road to learn what's needed to pass your driving test.
d. Then our training professional will take you to the Missouri State Fairgrounds to the Missouri State Highway Patrol office to take your test.
When you come for your CDL training, plan on starting your morning early! Chances are you will want to rent a hotel room the night before. One right across the highway from us is the Budget Inn, 4710 S. Limit Ave., (660) 826-8662. Two within walking distance are the Sunset Motel, 3615 S. Limit Ave., (660) 826-1446 and the Super Seven, 5650 S. Limit Ave., (660) 827-0215. And, the Best Western State Fair Motor Inn with a restaurant and an indoor pool is located at 3120 S. Limit Ave., (660) 826-6100.
Along with the usual chain restaurants, there are some good places to eat in Sedalia. Across the street is Dickie Doo BBQ. Up the road, north of us, are multiple Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurants. Further afield, there is Kehde's BBQ in a restored train car and on Hiway 50 toward KC is LeMaire's Cajun Catfish & Seafood House across from Walmart. Downtown on Ohio Street is the historic Bothwell Lodge with the Ivory Grille Restaurant and Lounge. And, for a good steak, head on down to West Main Street to the Little Big Horn, right off exit from Hiway 65 on the north side of town.
Either download the MO CDL Manual from the Missouri DOR Commercial Drivers page or pick one up for free at your local DMV office. Sedalia's DMV office number is (660) 826-3316. Once you are ready to take your written test, call your local DMV office for the testing location and dates nearest to you. Once you obtain your CDL permit, call us.
Allow 7.5 hours for the complete program and call early for your appointment!
On the day of your test, we will help you become familiar with the truck and trailer and its components. You will spent two hours on pre-trip inspection and training.
From there you will spend another two hours practicing basic skills. We set up traffic cones in our back parking lot for you to practice maneuvers, parking, backing, and basic vehicle control.
Then we take you out on the road for you to practice driving. After that, you will go to the Highway Patrol office on the Missouri State Fairgrounds and they will administer test.