New session for professional truck driving course

Registration is open for New River Community College’s professional truck driving course. During the hands-on training, participants will learn truck driving skills and take the Virginia DMV’s Class A Commercial Driver’s test to obtain a CDL credential.

A new session will begin July 22 and run through Nov. 5. It will be held on Saturdays and Sundays in Roanoke from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify through Virginia’s New Economy Workforce Credential Grant (WCG) program. More information about the WCG is available at

To register for the session, call 540-674-3613.