Professional Driver Institute is a licensed and accredited trucking school in Rochester. The school offers both classroom and in-cab instruction in four weeks. The instituted offers a comprehensive driving course, in addition to specific courses for Class A and Class B CDLs, refresher courses, and road test preparation classes. Instruction includes learner’s permit training, shifting, backing, road training, logbook compliance, hazardous materials endorsement, Department of Transportation rules and regulations, tanker endorsement, transmissions, metal coils endorsement, engines, air brake systems, and trip planning. The school attempts to make enrollment easy by offering frequent start dates for classes and full- and part-time class options. All instructors are state-certified and provide training on industry standard equipment. Lifetime job placement assistance is available to students after graduation. PDI has had more than 6,000 graduates since 1993.