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When: Friday, April 3, 2020 | 12 PM

Where: Information sessions are happening online. Please follow the steps below to apply and receive details about how to login.

Step 1: Email Drivers Abstract to Isteak Hossain –
Step 2: Follow the hyperlink to complete the Red Hook on the Road Intake Form
Step 3: After completing the form, staff will reach out to invite you to an online an online information session where you will learn more about the training program.

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