College offers free driver training for veterans, families

Northampton Community College Monroe campus near Tannersville, Pennsylvania is offering free commercial truck driving classes to veterans and their families.

An almost $140,000 grant from the United State Department of Transportation allows the college to offer the CDL training for free to current and former members of the military, National Guard, and Reserves.

The grant covers full tuition, which is usually $4,200.

Day classes run five days a week for six weeks. Night classes run six days a week for eight weeks.

There are still 30 open spaces available.

See the details.