Truck Driving Schools in Tennessee (TN)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) 2011 Data, the job outlook for truck drivers is favorable, with an expected growth rate of 21 percent between 2010 and 2020. For classification purposes, the BLS distinguishes between heavy, or tractor-trailer, truck drivers and light, or delivery services, truck drivers. According to the latest available data (May 2011), Tennessee heavy truck drivers earn a median hourly wage of $18.11. This equates to a median annual salary of $37,680. Tennessee light truck drivers earn a median hourly wage of $15.51 (median annual salary of $32,260). To become a truck driver in Tennessee; a truck driving school may get you started on the path to becoming one of them.

Truck driving schools in Tennessee are located throughout the state with hotspots in Nashville, Memphis, Knoxville and smaller cities, such as Crump and Dandridge. Tennessee truck driving schools may provide you with the training needed to earn your commercial driver's license (CDL). To qualify for a CDL license in Tennessee, you must be at least 18 years old (21 years old for interstate trucking) and meet physical qualification standards. CDL applicants must then pass a written exam and a skills test, which includes a pre-trip vehicle inspection, a basic controls test, and an on-road driving test. Additional qualifications may be needed depending on the type of vehicle you wish to drive and/or the type of material to be transported. For example, additional knowledge exams are needed to drive a truck with a tanker, air brakes or double/triple trailers or to transport passengers or hazardous materials. A truck driving school in Tennessee will prepare you to pass these examinations.

Browse the Tennessee truck driving schools below to find a trucking school near you.

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Directory of Tennessee Truck Driving Schools

Alamo: Tennessee Technology Center
Address: 151 Conley Rd, Alamo, Tennessee 38001
Phone: 731-635-3368

Christiana: Truck Driver Institute
Address: 6201 Epps Mill Rd, Christiana, Tennessee 37037
Phone: 615-895-2070

Columbia: Superior Drivers Institute
Address: 302 Rutherford Ln, Columbia, Tennessee 38401
Phone: 931-380-9090

Crump: Tennessee Technology Center
Address: 3070 Hwy 64 W, Crump, Tennessee 38327
Phone: 731-632-3393

Dyersburg: Heartland Driving Institute LLC
Address: 601 Davis Rd, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38025
Phone: 731-287-7283

Fall Branch: CCS Professional Truck Driver Training Center
Address: 134 Joe R McCrary Rd, Fall Branch, Tennessee 37656
Phone: 423-348-8339

Hixon: Chattanooga State Community College
Address: 2733 Kanasita Dr, Ste D, Hixon, Tennessee 37343
Phone: 423-875-8448

Huntsville: Tennessee Technology Center
Address: 355 Scott High Dr, Huntsville, Tennessee 37756
Phone: 423-663-4900

Jackson: Drive-Train
Address: 119 E.L. Morgan Dr , Jackson, Tennessee 38305
Phone: 731-423-8822

Jackson: Milan Express Driving Academy
Address: 53 E.L. Morgan Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305
Phone: 800-645-2698

Jackson: RoadRunner Driving Academy
Address: 2255 Hwy 70 E, Jackson, Tennessee 38305
Phone: 731-935-2500

Knoxville: Tennessee Technology Center
Address: 1100 Liberty St, Knoxville, Tennessee 37919
Phone: 865-546-5567

Lebanon: Transportation Training Centers
Address: 901 Baddour Pkwy, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087
Phone: 615-443-2300

Lexington: West Tennessee CDL Training LLC
Address: 42 Ross St, Lexington, Tennessee 38351
Phone: 731-967-0008

Memphis: Tennessee Technology Center
Address: 550 Alabama Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38105
Phone: 901-543-6100

Millington: Swift Driving Academy
Address: 7965 Veterans Pkwy, Ste 107, Millington, Tennessee 38053
Phone: 800-914-8751

Murfreesboro: United Truck School Inc
Address: 819 Park Ave, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129
Phone: 877-639-5136

Nashville: Tennessee Technology Center
Address: 7204 Cockrill Bend, Nashville, Tennessee 37209
Phone: 615-425-5600

Oak Ridge: Oak Ridge Regional Training Corp
Address: 1900 E Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830
Phone: 865-483-3400

Ripley: Tennessee Technology Center
Address: 127 Industrial Dr, Ripley, Tennessee 38063
Phone: 731-635-3368

Sevierville: Smokey Mountain Trucking Institute
Address: 3173 Newport Hwy, Sevierville, Tennessee 37876
Phone: 800-495-4056

Sharon: RoadRunner Driving Academy
Address: 106 Industrial Pk Rd, Sharon, Tennessee 38255
Phone: 731-456-2008

Shelbyville: Tennessee Technology Center
Address: 1405 Madison St, Shelbyville, Tennessee 37160
Phone: 931-685-5013

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