Truck Driving Schools in Kentucky (KY)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) 2011 Data, the job outlook for truck drivers is favorable between 2010 and 2020, with an expected growth rate of 21 percent. For classification purposes, the BLS separates heavy and light truck driving jobs. The majority of heavy trucking jobs involve long-haul trucking while light trucking jobs usually involve deliveries or pick-up and delivery services. As of May 2011 (latest available data), heavy truck drivers in Kentucky earn a median hourly wage of $18.63 (median annual salary of $38,740). Light truck drivers in Kentucky earn a median hourly wage of $15.57 (median annual salary of $32,390). To become one of the 37,800+ truck drivers in Kentucky, you may need a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and a truck driving school in Kentucky is a great place to start.

Truck driving schools in Kentucky are located near cities big and small, including Lexington, Bowling Green, and Paducah. Kentucky truck driving schools offer the training necessary to earn a CDL license. To obtain a CDL license in Kentucky, applicants must be at least 18 years old (21 years old for interstate trucking), have a valid driver's license and pass a vision exam. In addition, applicants must pass a written knowledge exam and a road test that includes a vehicle inspection, basic control skills and an on-road driving test. Additional knowledge and skills exams may be needed depending on the type of vehicle--for example, to drive a combination vehicle, a tanker or a truck with air brakes. Finally, further endorsements are needed to transport passengers or haul hazardous materials.

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Ashland: Ashland Technical College Truck Driver Training
Address: 4818 Roberts Dr, Ashland, Kentucky 41102
Phone: 800-928-4256

Bowling Green: International Truck Driving School LLC
Address: 421 Greenwood Ln, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42104
Phone: 888-780-5539

Elizabethtown: C.D.L. Training Services & Consulting Inc
Address: 311 Cardin St, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701
Phone: 270-234-0431

Elizabethtown: Elizabethtown Community & Technical College
Address: 620 College St Rd, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701
Phone: 270-706-8689

Elizabethtown: Lake Cumberland CDL Training School Inc
Address: 610 College St Rd, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 52701
Phone: 877-308-9638

London: Career Development
Address: 1190 Hwy 472 E, London, Kentucky 40741
Phone: 606-864-3411

Louisa: Mid-American Driving Academy
Address: 20857 US 23, Louisa, Kentucky 41230
Phone: 606-686-1243

Louisville: Kentucky Community & Technical College System Truck Driving School
Address: 109 E Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Phone: 502-213-5333

Madisonville: Madisonville Community College
Address: 2000 College Dr, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431
Phone: 270-824-8571

Maysville: Lake Cumberland CDL Training School Inc
Address: 1755 US Hwy 68, Maysville, Kentucky 41056
Phone: 877-308-9638

Middlesboro: Southeast Community College
Address: 1300 Chichester Ave, Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965
Phone: 606-242-2145

Mount Sterling: Delta Truck Driving Academy
Address: 2070 Winchester Rd, Mount Sterling, Kentucky 40353
Phone: 859-498-9988

Mt Sterling: Allied CDL School
Address: 50 Fairground Dr, Mt Sterling, Kentucky 40353
Phone: 859-497-0012

Paducah: C.D.L. Training Services & Consulting Inc
Address: 2020 N 10th St, Paducah, Kentucky 42001
Phone: 888-503-5151

Paducah: Kentucky Community & Technical College System Truck Driving School
Address: 4810 Alben Barkley Dr, Paducah, Kentucky 42001
Phone: 270-554-9200

Prestonsburg: Kentucky Community & Technical College System Truck Driving School
Address: 1 Bert T Combs Dr, Prestonsburg, Kentucky 41653
Phone: 606-886-3863

Russell Springs: Lake Cumberland CDL Training School Inc
Address: 597 Maple St, Russell Springs, Kentucky 42642
Phone: 877-308-9638

Shepherdsville: Truck Training America
Address: 364 Ferguson Ln, Shepherdsville, Kentucky 40165
Phone: 502-955-6388

Somerset: Lake Cumberland CDL Training School Inc
Address: 808 Monticello Rd, Somerset, Kentucky 42501
Phone: 877-308-9638

Somerset: Super Service Truck Driver Training
Address: PO Box 3070, Somerset, Kentucky 42564
Phone: 800-347-5263

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