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When: Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 | 12:30 – 3:30 PM
Where: 151 Fifth Avenue Brooklyn, NY
Contact: (718) 237-4846

Red Hook on the Road helps unemployed New Yorkers start new careers in commercial driving. After four weeks of classroom and behind-the-wheel training, students are prepared to take the NYS Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) road test. Once licensed, Red Hook on the Road places graduates in a variety of jobs that move people and products throughout the city.

    • 21 yrs or older
    • Eligible to work in the US
    • Live in NYC
    • Qualify as low income, under or unemployed, and/or receive public assistance
    • Absolutely no DWIs or DUIs
    • Must have a valid NY State Driver’s License for at least two years and with one of the following three items (no combination of items A-C allowed):A) Four (4) points or fewerB) One (1) suspension (which has been cleared for at least two years)C) One (1) conviction showing on the driver record


  • Must be able to pass a drug test
  • Must dedicate to attending full-time training, Mondays to Fridays 8am-5pm
  • Individuals with a criminal record are encouraged to apply