Truck Driving Schools in Texas (TX)

The job outlook for truck drivers over the next decade is favorable and expected to increase 9 percent between 2010 and 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS classifies truck drivers into two basic categories according to the type of vehicle they drive: heavy versus light trucks. Heavy truck drivers, or tractor-trailer drivers, typically transport cargo farther distances (long-haul trucking). Light truck drivers usually do more local deliveries (also known as pick-up and delivery drivers). For heavy truck drivers in Texas, the median hourly wage is $17.89 as of May 2011 (latest available data). This equates to a median annual salary of $37,220. For light truck drivers in Texas, the median hourly wage is $15.30 (median annual salary of $31,820). To become one of the 197,500+ truck drivers in Texas, you may need a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and a truck driving school in Texas is a great place to start.

Truck driving schools in Texas are located throughout the state with hotspots in San Antonio, Fort Worth, Dallas, and Houston. Texas truck driving schools will provide you with the training needed to obtain your CDL. To obtain a CDL license in Texas, applicants must be at least 18 years old (21 years old for interstate driving) and possess a valid medical certificate in accordance with Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Additionally, CDL applicants must pass both a written knowledge test and a skills test, which includes a pre-trip vehicle inspection test, a basic vehicle control test, and an on-road driving test. Depending on the class of license and endorsements you need, other knowledge and skills tests may be required--for example, to drive a combination vehicle, a school bus, a tanker truck, a truck with air brakes or to transport passengers.

To locate a truck driving school in Texas, please see the list of trucking schools below.


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Abilene: Action Career Training
Address: 598 Westwood, Abilene, Texas 76541
Phone: 254-526-1624

Alice: International Schools
Address: 704 Coyote Trl, Alice, Texas 78332
Phone: 361-664-2981

Amarillo: Amarillo College of Truck Driving
Address: 1310 F Ave , Amarillo, Texas 79111
Phone: 806-335-4370

Arlington: Continental Truck Driver Training & Education School
Address: 3601 Smith Barry Rd, Ste 202, Arlington, Texas 76013
Phone: 817-275-9444

Athens: Trinity Valley Community College Truck Driving Training
Address: 500 S Prairieville St, Athens, Texas 75751
Phone: 903-675-2922

Austin : International Schools
Address: 5930 Middle Fiskeville Rd , Austin , Texas 78752
Phone: 888-569-8530

Beaumont: Lamar Institute of Technology
Address: 855 E Lavaca, Beaumont, Texas 77705
Phone: 409-839-2942

Borger: Frank Philips College
Address: 1301 W Roosevelt, Borger, Texas 79008
Phone: 806-457-4200 x740

Bryan: Blinn College
Address: 301 Post Office St, Bryan, Texas 77805
Phone: 979-209-7205

Canutillo: Mesilla Valley Training Institute
Address: 7440 Doniphan, Canutillo, Texas 79835
Phone: 915-877-6090

Carrollton: Top Gun Truck Driving School
Address: 1008 E Alan Ave, Carrollton, Texas 75006
Phone: 972-418-5676

Cedar Hill: C.R. England
Address: 1230 S Hwy 67, Cedar Hill, Texas 75104
Phone: 800-848-7811

China Grove: SAGE
Address: 7586 Hwy 87 E, China Grove, Texas 78223
Phone: 866-787-4454

Corpus Christi: Del Mar College
Address: 4101 Old Brownsville Rd , Corpus Christi, Texas 78405
Phone: 361-994-8229

Dallas: Bill Priest Institute
Address: 1402 Corinth, Dallas, Texas 75215
Phone: 214-860-5900 x5759

Dallas: Continental Truck Driver Training & Education School
Address: 6704 S RL Thornton Fwy , Dallas, Texas 75232
Phone: 972-224-5551

Dallas: Fluid Academy
Address: 13608 Midway Rd, Dallas, Texas 75244
Phone: 972-860-7842

Dallas: International Schools
Address: 6373 S Loop 12, Dallas, Texas 75217
Phone: 214-398-6878

Dallas: International Schools
Address: 4849 Illinois Ave , Dallas, Texas 75237
Phone: 800-725-8844

Dallas: International Schools
Address: 5912 Samuel Blvd, Dallas, Texas 75237
Phone: 214-275-6360

Dallas: Schneider Training Academy
Address: 34500 LBJ Fwy, Dallas, Texas 37209
Phone: 469-941-3062

Dallas: Truck Driver Institute
Address: 8701 Peterbilt Ave , Dallas, Texas 75241
Phone: 888-294-7364

Decatur: Weatherford College
Address: 1200-B S FM 51, Decatur, Texas 76234
Phone: 817-341-1940

Del Rio: Star Career Training
Address: 300 Cienegas Rd, Del Rio, Texas 78840
Phone: 830-775-9476

Dennison: Grayson County College Truck Driving Training
Address: 3401 Maccallum Ave, Dennison, Texas 75020
Phone: 903-786-4343

Eagle Pass: Southwest Texas Junior College
Address: 4003 Hwy 277 SE, Eagle Pass, Texas 78852
Phone: 830-591-7264

El Paso: Axis Business Academy
Address: 1528 Goodyear Dr, Ste B, El Paso, Texas 79936
Phone: 915-595-8840

El Paso: El Paso Community College
Address: PO Box 20050, El Paso, Texas 79998
Phone: 915-831-2150

El Paso: International Schools
Address: 1030 N Zaragoza Rd , El Paso, Texas 79907
Phone: 915-858-1515

El Paso: International Schools
Address: 3910 Doniphan Dr , El Paso, Texas 79922
Phone: 915-845-1414

El Paso: Mesilla Valley Training Institute
Address: 9244 Gateway Blvd E, Ste C, El Paso, Texas 79907
Phone: 915-872-1964

Elm Mott: ATDS
Address: 124 Truckers Ln, Elm Mott, Texas 76640
Phone: 254-829-1694

Farmers Branch: Brookhaven College
Address: 3939 Valley View Ln, Farmers Branch, Texas 75244
Phone: 972-860-4600

Fort Worth: C1 Truck Driver Training
Address: 4200 S Fwy, Fort Worth, Texas 76115
Phone: 877-626-5873

Fort Worth: North Texas Institute for Career Development
Address: 4005 Campus Dr, Fort Worth, Texas 76119
Phone: 817-332-7866 x2060

Gonzales: The Victoria College
Address: 424 E Sarah DeWitt, Gonzales, Texas 78629
Phone: 830-672-6251

Grand Prairie: MT Training Center
Address: 1801 S Great Southwest Pkwy, Grand Prairie, Texas 75051
Phone: 972-262-5395

Hondo: Southwest Texas Junior College
Address: Hondo Airport BOQ Bldg, Hondo, Texas 78861
Phone: 830-591-4125

Houston: AAA CDL Service
Address: 14803 Camino Rancho Dr , Houston, Texas 77083
Phone: 281-495-9192

Houston: Houston Community College
Address: 555 Community College Dr, Bldg B, Houston, Texas 77013
Phone: 713-718-8200

Kilgore : Kilgore College
Address: 1100 Broadway Blvd, Kilgore , Texas 75662
Phone: 903-753-2642

Laredo: Laredo Community College
Address: 5500 S Zapata Hwy, Laredo, Texas 78046
Phone: 956-721-5374

Laredo: LHCT Truck Driving School
Address: 1219 Chihuahua St , Laredo, Texas 78040
Phone: 956-791-9200

Lubbock: International Schools
Address: 3610 Ave Q, Ste 111, Lubbock, Texas 79412
Phone: 888-558-4824

Lufkin: Lufkin Truck Driving Academy
Address: 109 Lufkin Ave, Lufkin, Texas 75902
Phone: 888-255-6351

Marshall: Texas State Technical College- Marshall
Address: 2400 E End Blvd S, Marshall, Texas 75672
Phone: 903-923-3401

McAllen: International Schools
Address: 3700 W Military Hwy , McAllen, Texas 78501
Phone: 956-872-8311

Mesquite: ATDS
Address: 3912 Flamingo Wy, Mesquite, Texas 75150
Phone: 972-681-9203

Mesquite: International Schools
Address: 3737 Motley Dr , Mesquite, Texas 75150
Phone: 972-860-7232

Midland: Midland College
Address: 3600 N Garfield, Midland, Texas 79705
Phone: 432-681-6318

Mineral Wells: Weatherford College
Address: Rt 4 Bldg 704 Wolters Ind Pk, Mineral Wells, Texas 76067
Phone: 940-325-2591

Odessa : International Schools
Address: 691 N Grant Ave , Odessa , Texas 79761
Phone: 915-580-0860

Odessa : Odessa College Professional Truck Driver Training
Address: 201 W University , Odessa , Texas 79761
Phone: 432-580-0860

Palmer: Tri-State Semi Driver Training
Address: 1400 N Interstate 45, Palmer, Texas 75152
Phone: 972-449-3339

Pasadena: San Jacinto College Truck Driving School
Address: 8060 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, Texas 77501
Phone: 281-476-1501

Pharr: Action Career Training
Address: 1403 W Ferguson, Pharr, Texas 78577
Phone: 956-782-6800

San Antonio: Roadmaster
Address: 7196 SW White Rd, San Antonio, Texas 78222
Phone: 210-648-8600

San Antonio: Swift Driving Academy
Address: 5348 E Houston St, San Antonio, Texas 78220
Phone: 866-237-2683

Socorro: Center for Employment Training
Address: 1061 N Loop Dr, Ste R, Socorro, Texas 79927
Phone: 915-859-1070

Sulphur Springs: Brookhaven College
Address: 2325 Hwy 19 S, Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482
Phone: 903-885-9800

Tyler: Career Trucking School
Address: 6986 County Rd 384, Tyler, Texas 75708
Phone: 903-596-7744

Victoria: The Victoria College
Address: 2200 E Red River St, Victoria, Texas 77901
Phone: 362-582-2590

Wills Point : Associated Training Services
Address: 24143 Interstate 20, Wills Point , Texas 75169
Phone: 866-542-2781

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