Truck Driving Schools in New Jersey (NJ)

With an expected growth rate of 21 percent between 2010 and 2020, the job outlook for truck drivers is favorable, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS classifies truck drivers into two basic categories: heavy / tractor-trailer truck drivers and light / delivery services truck drivers. As of May 2011 (latest available data), heavy truck drivers in New Jersey earn a median hourly wage of $21.17 (median annual salary of $44,030). Light truck drivers in New Jersey earn a median hourly wage of $17.70 (median annual salary of $36,810). To become a truck driver in New Jersey. To join them you may need a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and a truck driving school in New Jersey will prepare you to achieve this goal.

Truck driving schools in New Jersey are scattered across the state with hotspots around Newark, Trenton, Cherry Hill, and Paterson. New Jersey truck driving schools offer the training you need to gain your CDL, which is required to drive a Class A, B or C commercial vehicle. In order to obtain a CDL license in New Jersey, you must be at least 18 years old (21 years old for interstate truck driving), pass an eye exam and have a current medical card. CDL applicants must then pass a written exam and a skills test, which includes a pre-trip vehicle inspection, a basic control skills test, and an on-road driving exam. Depending on the class of license and endorsements you need, other knowledge and skills tests may be required--for example, to drive a tanker truck, a school bus, a combination vehicle, a truck with air brakes or to transport passengers. New Jersey trucking schools will prepare you to pass these examinations.

To find a truck driving school in New Jersey, see the list of trucking schools below.


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Directory of New Jersey Truck Driving Schools



Bayonne: K & M Driving School
Address: 350 Broadway, Bayonne, New Jersey 7002
Phone: 908-558-2766

Bayonne: Providence Driving School
Address: 340 Broadway, Bayonne, New Jersey 7002
Phone: 201-858-2200

Bloomfield: OCNJ Driving School
Address: 120 Arlington Ave, Bloomfield, New Jersey 7003
Phone: 973-429-5500

Bridgeton: Cumberland County Vocational School
Address: 601 Bridgeton Ave, Bridgeton, New Jersey 8302
Phone: 856-561-9000 x306

Cherry Hill: Bradway Trucking
Address: 1889 Rte 70 E , Cherry Hill, New Jersey 8003
Phone: 856-874-6051

Clifton: Ideal Driving School
Address: 1151 Main Ave, Clifton, New Jersey 7011
Phone: 973-773-4030

Edison: Middlesex County College - CDL Training
Address: 2600 Woodbridge Ave, Edison, New Jersey 8818
Phone: 732-906-4321

Elizabeth: Express Driving Academy
Address: 102 W Jersey St, Elizabeth, New Jersey 7202
Phone: 908-659-0800

Elizabeth: North Avenue Driving School
Address: 1038 North Ave, Elizabeth, New Jersey 7202
Phone: 908-355-0004

Fords: Ideal Driving School
Address: 279 New Brunswick Ave, Fords, New Jersey 8863
Phone: 732-661-9401

Forked River: Shore Tractor Trailer Training
Address: 2834 Lacey Rd, Forked River, New Jersey 8731
Phone: 609-693-3312

Haledon: K & M Driving School
Address: 220 Belmont Ave, Haledon, New Jersey 7508
Phone: 973-720-9268

Harrison: Express Driving School Inc
Address: 400 Harrison Ave, 2nd Fl , Harrison, New Jersey 7029
Phone: 973-484-9144

Hillside: Joseph's Truck Bus & Tractor Trailer Driving School
Address: 1215 Liberty Ave, Hillside, New Jersey 7205
Phone: 973-375-3965

Hopelawn: E-Z Wheels Driving School
Address: 171 New Brunswick Ave, Hopelawn, New Jersey 8861
Phone: 732-376-9500

Linden: Winsor's Tractor Trailer Driving School
Address: 3106 S Wood Ave, Linden, New Jersey 7036
Phone: 908-862-3252

Middlesex: Mr Driving School
Address: 540 Bound Brook Rd, Ste 4, Middlesex, New Jersey 8846
Phone: 732-926-1341

Newark: Atlas Driving School
Address: 68 Monroe St, Newark, New Jersey 7105
Phone: 973-589-6963

Newark: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark
Address: 321 Central Ave, Newark, New Jersey 7103
Phone: 973-268-3162

Newark: Europa Driving School Inc
Address: 89 Wilson Ave, Newark, New Jersey 7105
Phone: 973-589-2021

Newark: North Avenue Driving School
Address: 178 Bloomfield Ave, Newark, New Jersey 7104
Phone: 973-483-7833

Orange: OCNJ Driving School
Address: 391 Lakeside Ave, Orange, New Jersey 7050
Phone: 973-672-5800

Orange: OCNJ Driving School
Address: 123 Cleveland St, Orange, New Jersey 7050
Phone: 973-678-7778

Passaic: E-Z Wheels Driving School
Address: 954 Main Ave, Passaic, New Jersey 7055
Phone: 973-470-0190

Paterson: Master Driving School
Address: 12 W Broadway, Paterson, New Jersey 7505
Phone: 973-977-9926

Perth Amboy: Express Driving Academy
Address: 170 New Brunswick Ave, Perth Amboy, New Jersey 8851
Phone: 908-668-1717

Perth Amboy: Superior Tractor Trailer Training
Address: 225 New Brunswick Ave, Perth Amboy, New Jersey 8861
Phone: 732-442-0748

Plainfield: Express Driving Academy
Address: 430 Watchung Ave, Plainfield, New Jersey 7060
Phone: 908-668-1717

Plainfield: Jumbool Driving School
Address: 518 Park Ave, Plainfield, New Jersey 7060
Phone: 908-769-6556

Pleasantville: Shore Tractor Trailer Training
Address: 1420 S New Rd, Pleasantville, New Jersey 8232
Phone: 609-641-9398

Pleasantville: Superior Tractor Trailer Training
Address: 1 S Main St , Pleasantville, New Jersey 8232
Phone: 609-383-2500

Rutherford: Jersey Tractor Trailer Training
Address: 201 Rte 17 N, Ste 606, Rutherford, New Jersey 7070
Phone: 201-460-0875

Sewell: Gloucester County College Division of Continuing Education
Address: 1400 Tanyard Rd, Sewell, New Jersey 8080
Phone: 856-415-2217

Somerville: Raritan Valley Community College Continuing Education
Address: Route 28 & Lamington Rd , Somerville, New Jersey 8876
Phone: 908-218-8874

Stratford: Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey - Stratford
Address: 222 White Horse Pike, Ste G, Stratford, New Jersey 8084
Phone: 856-566-0729

Toms River: Superior Tractor Trailer Training
Address: 28 W Water St, Toms River, New Jersey 8753
Phone: 732-505-9470

Union: Felito Driving School
Address: 2165 Morris Ave, Ste 21 , Union, New Jersey 7083
Phone: 908-687-0100

Union City: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark
Address: 2201 Bergenline Ave, Union City, New Jersey 7087
Phone: 201-325-4803

Union City: E-Z Wheels Driving School
Address: 1518 Summit Ave, Union City, New Jersey 7087
Phone: 201-864-3600

Union City: Ideal Driving School
Address: 2811 Bergenline Ave, Union City, New Jersey 7087
Phone: 201-617-9404

Vineland: Bradway Trucking
Address: 1040 N Brewster Rd, Vineland, New Jersey 8361
Phone: 856-692-5331

Westampton: Burlington County Institute of Technology - Adult Education Division
Address: 695 Woodlane Rd, Westampton, New Jersey 8060
Phone: 609-654-0200 x544

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