Below are some commonly asked questions about CDL Education. Click each question for more details and information:
Driving school cost between $3,000 to $10,000. The amount you pay will be determined by the school you attend, the type of license you want to earn, and the depth of training you need. Learn more about the cost of schooling here.
The best truck driving school will depend on the company you want to work for and the experience you wish to have. There are three different types of truck driving schools. A private trucking school, a partner CDL driving school, or a company-owned truck driving school. Learn more here.
Truck driving school is at least 160 hours in the classroom learning and hands-on experience. The length of the CDL course depends on the CDL driving school. On average, trucking school is between 3-5 weeks. The type of CDL license can also influence the length of the CDL program. Learn more about the length of truck driving school here.
Trucking schools are designed to help future truck drivers gain the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain their CDL license. Should you decide to start a trucking school, follow the steps here.
To apply for truck driving school, there are a number of steps you must complete. While every trucking school has a different application process, the steps listed here are typically ones that you must complete in order to be admitted.
Truck driving school can be relatively expensive, so many potential students apply for a truck driving school grant. Grants are a certain amount of money provided by private organizations or government agencies that do not need to be paid back. Learn more about how to get a grant here.
The short answer is yes. You can obtain your CDL license without going to trucking school. However, you may have trouble finding a job without the formal training and experience provided by a school. Learn more here.