About ABQ CDL​

ABQ CDL focuses on accelerated training programs to help students get a Commercial Driver’s License quickly. We offer a variety of training including Class A, Class B, Passenger Endorsement upgrades, CDL Skills Assessments and Refresher Classes, and Customized TrainingAdditionally, CNM Ingenuity is approved by the New Mexico MVD to administer the CDL Skills Exam for the Central New Mexico region. Our experienced staff are ready to provide students with the driving experience and skills necessary to gain the confidence they need to have a successful career in the commercial driving industry. 

Steve Towne

Steve Towne obtained a CDL Class A in May 2003. He drove for Werner Enterprises for nearly 10 years, almost becoming a Million Mile Driver (935,000+ miles). He left driving to become an instructor for Rocky Mountain Truck Driving school where he taught just short of five years before joining the CNM team. He has been a certified “Smith System” Defensive Driving Instructor since 1997, and incorporates that technique into most of his trainings.

Kevin Bushnell

Kevin Bushnell has been a CDL Examiner for 10 years, and an instructor for 20 years. He’s spent over 30 years in the commercial driving industry.

M. Padilla

M. Padilla has over 28 years of truck driving experience, driving for the federal government. He is an expert in transportation of hazardous materials and has 15 years of experience in driving instruction. Since 2015, he’s been a certified CDL examiner and instructor with CNM Ingenuity WORKforce Training. He specializes in Class A, B and Passenger Bus Endorsement Training.

Steve Caucutt

Steve Caucutt has driven trucks professionally for over 35 years, accumulating 2,600,000 non-chargeable accident miles, and has seen it all. He owned a milk-hauling business in Wisconsin; he’s lived Alaska, trucking freight to the oil fields and driving tour busses in Denali National Park. Since moving to New Mexico in 2002, he’s been teaching driving classes and administering CDL Exams.

Scheduled Maintenance

CNM Ingenuity will be performing scheduled maintenance on Saturday, January 20 from 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. Students will not be able to submit or modify any forms during this time. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Please contact us with any questions.