Swift Driving Academy: Richmond, VA (Print information)
Please wear appropriate attire while attending school. Bring clothing for various weather conditions. Coin laundry available at hotel. The following applies:
Be prepared to leave with a mentor for up to 6 weeks after your schooling. When out with a trainer you will not be guaranteed any home time.
You must be able to pass a D.O.T. physical, substance / alcohol testing, Swift Work Well Program, and have 20/40 vision or below in each eye.
You will be sharing a suite with one other person of the same sex, two queen beds with bedding supplied, and one cleaning per week. All suites are non-smoking and include a TV and a kitchen area with stove, pots/pans, dishes, and microwave.
Please leave your valuables at home since Swift and the CAndlewood Suites are not responsible for such losses. Do not bring any weapons with you. This includes knives and pocketknives.
Any student found with alcohol or a person of the opposite sex in their room at any time will be terminated and sent home immediately at their own expense.
Must bring money for food and other personal expenses. We recommend at least $150.
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Facility & Equipment Description
A 5,000 square foot office and classroom equipped with state-of-the-art video equipment and other visual aids.
A 25 acre driving range.
Training equipment includes freightliner tractors with conventional design, as well as 53' long trailers. All equipment is owned by the institution and is maintained in a clean, modern facility.