Truck Driving Schools in South Carolina (SC)

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. According to the latest available data (May 2011), heavy truck drivers in South Carolina earn a median wage of $17.71 per hour (median salary of $36,840 per year). Light truck drivers in South Carolina earn a median wage of $14.40 per hour (median salary of $29,960 per year). There are 33,400+ truck drivers in South Carolina; a truck driving school may get you started on the path to becoming one of them.

Truck driving schools in South Carolina may be found throughout the state, from larger cities, such as Clearwater and smaller ones, such as Richburg. South Carolina truck driving schools offer the training necessary to obtain your commercial driver’s license (CDL), which you need in order to drive a Class A, B or C commercial vehicle. To earn a CDL license in South Carolina, all candidates must be at least 18 years old (21 years old for interstate driving) and pass both a written knowledge exam and a skills test. The three part skills test includes a pre-trip vehicle inspection, a basic control test and an on-road driving exam. In addition, other knowledge and skills tests may be needed depending on the class of CDL license and the endorsements you need--for example, to drive a vehicle with air brakes, a tanker or to haul hazardous materials. A truck driving school in South Carolina will prepare you to pass these examinations.

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Directory of South Carolina Truck Driving Schools



Batesburg-Leesville: SAGE
Address: 230 E Church St, Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina 29070
Phone: 803-604-0018

Beaufort: Technical College of the Low Country
Address: 921 Ribaud Rd, Beaufort, South Carolina 29901
Phone: 843-470-8385

Bishopville: XTRA Mile Driving Training Inc
Address: 813 Wisacky Hwy, Bishopville, South Carolina 29010
Phone: 803-484-6313

Cheraw: Northeastern Technical College
Address: 1201 Chesterfield Hwy , Cheraw, South Carolina 29520
Phone: 843-921-6932

Conway: Horry-Georgetown Technical College
Address: 2050 Hwy 501 E , Conway, South Carolina 29528
Phone: 843-349-5184

Denmark: Dennark Technical College
Address: 1126 Solomon Blatt Blvd , Denmark, South Carolina 29042
Phone: 803-793-5120

Florence: DC Training
Address: 2325 Prosperity Wy, Ste 2, Florence, South Carolina 29501
Phone: 843-667-6990

Florence: Florence-Darlington Technical College
Address: 2715 W Lucas St, Florence, South Carolina 29501
Phone: 843-661-8097

Graniteville: Aiken Technical College
Address: 2276 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Graniteville, South Carolina 29829
Phone: 803-593-9231

Greenville: Greenville Technical College
Address: 506 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, South Carolina 29607
Phone: 864-250-8111

Greenwood: Piedmont Technical College
Address: 620 N Emerald Rd, Greenwood, South Carolina 29648
Phone: 864-941-8420

Irmo: Midlands Technical College
Address: 7300 College St, Irmo, South Carolina 29063
Phone: 803-822-3567

Kingstree: Williamsburg Technical College
Address: 601 MLK Jr Ave, Kingstree, South Carolina 29556
Phone: 843-365-4182

Lancaster: KDS Commercial Driver Training Academy LLC
Address: 4587 Old Hickory Rd, Lancaster, South Carolina 29720
Phone: 803-283-3250

N Charleston: Palmetto Training Inc
Address: 4316 Piggly Wiggly Dr, N Charleston, South Carolina 29405
Phone: 843-746-9387

Newberry: Transport Training Inc
Address: 14620 Centre R Koon Hwy, Newberry, South Carolina 29108
Phone: 800-533-3616

Orangeburg: Calhoun Tech
Address: 3250 Saint Matthews Rd NE, Orangeburg, South Carolina 29118
Phone: 803-536-0311

Pendleton: Tri-County Technical College
Address: 7900 Hwy 76, Pendleton, South Carolina 29670
Phone: 864-646-8361

Richburg: Truck Driver Institute
Address: 3425 Lancaster Hwy, Richburg, South Carolina 29729
Phone: 888-263-7364

Rock Hill: Carolina Driving Institute
Address: 2311 Crowder Road, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730
Phone: 803-789-5111

Rock Hill: York Technical College
Address: 452 S Anderson Rd, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730
Phone: 803-327-8000

Spartanburg: Spartanburg Community College
Address: Business I-85 @New Cut Rd, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29305
Phone: 864-592-4808

Timmonsville : Palmetto Training Inc
Address: 1828 Sammys Ln , Timmonsville , South Carolina 29161
Phone: 843-346-0166

Union: Union County Adult Education
Address: 517 E Main St, Union, South Carolina 29379
Phone: 864-429-1770

Winnsboro: Palmetto Training Inc
Address: 1130 Kincaid Bridge Rd, Winnsboro, South Carolina 29180
Phone: 803-815-0816

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