Truck Driving Schools in Washington (WA)

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. According to the latest available data (May 2011), heavy truck drivers in Washington earn a median wage of $20.13 per hour (median salary of $41,870 per year). Light truck drivers in Washington earn a median wage of $17.03 per hour (median salary of $35,420 per year). To become one of the 45,400+ truck drivers in Washington, you may need a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and a truck driving school in Washington is a great place to start.

Truck driving schools in Washington are located throughout the state with hotspots in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Vancouver and Mt. Vernon. Washington truck driving schools may provide you with the training necessary to obtain your CDL license. To obtain a CDL in Washington, you must be at least 18 years old (21 years old for interstate trucking), have a valid Washington driver's license, and meet the minimum medical standards. In addition, you must pass a written knowledge test and a driving exam, which includes a pre-trip vehicle inspection, a basic skills test and an on-road driving test. Additional endorsements are needed to drive a truck with air brakes, tankers, double/triple trailers or to drive a passenger or school bus. Additionally, you must pass a background check if you wish to transports hazardous material. A truck driving school in Washington will prepare you to pass these examinations.

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Aberdeen: Grays Harbor College
Address: 1620 Edward P Smith Dr, Aberdeen, Washington 98520
Phone: 360-532-9020

Bellinghan: Pegasus Commercial Driving Corp
Address: 4923 Guide Meridian , Bellinghan, Washington 98226
Phone: 360-223-7318

Centralia: Western Pacific Truck School of Oregon
Address: 1709 Van Wormer St, #4, Centralia, Washington 98531
Phone: 888-565-0203

Colbert: L & T Training
Address: N 17912 Michael Rd, Colbert, Washington 99005
Phone: 509-464-2199

Grandview: GMC Training Institute
Address: 109 W Second St, Grandview, Washington 98930
Phone: 509-882-2523

Kelso: Northwest Truck Training Inc
Address: 2500 Talley Wy, Kelso, Washington 98626
Phone: 360-575-1744

Kent: Seattle Truck Driving School
Address: 24700 Military Rd S, Kent, Washington 98032
Phone: 253-528-0900

Kent: Western Pacific Truck School
Address: 26330 79th Ave S, Kent, Washington 98204
Phone: 800-333-1233

Lakeview: VATA Truck Driving School
Address: 3141 Mercedes Dr NE, Lakeview, Washington 98516
Phone: 360-455-0057

Lakewood: Commercial Driver Services
Address: 11000 34th Ave S , Lakewood, Washington 98449
Phone: 253-983-0200

Longview: Western Pacific Truck School of Oregon
Address: 1839 First Ave, Ste 2D, Longview, Washington 98632
Phone: 888-565-0203

Moses Lake: Big Bend Community College
Address: 7662 Chanute St , Moses Lake, Washington 98837
Phone: 509-793-2222

Mount Vernon: Biddix Company Inc
Address: 2814 Old Hwy 99 S, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273
Phone: 360-982-2891

Mt. Vernon: North Cross Commercial Driving School LLC
Address: 3122 Cedardale Rd, Mt. Vernon, Washington 98273
Phone: 360-424-0373

Olympia: Western Pacific Truck School of Oregon
Address: 2747 Pacific Ave SE, #A9, Olympia, Washington 98501
Phone: 888-565-0203

Pasco: Columbia Basin College
Address: 2600 N 20th Ave, Pasco, Washington 99301
Phone: 509-544-4914

Pasco: Driver Training Solutions
Address: 2021 E James, Pasco, Washington 99301
Phone: 509-543-7901

Pasco: T Enterprises Truck Driving School
Address: 2010 E Lewis Pl , Pasco, Washington 99301
Phone: 509-547-2441

Port Orchard: All Training Services Truck School
Address: 3649 W Frontage Rd, Port Orchard, Washington 98367
Phone: 360-373-1114

Richland: Stateline Trucking School
Address: 1845 Terminal Dr, #150, Richland, Washington 99354
Phone: 509-554-3102

Seattle: South Seattle Community College
Address: 6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle, Washington 98106
Phone: 206-764-5846.

Seattle: T & M Taras Truck Driving School
Address: 18635 8th Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98148
Phone: 206-571-1648

Spokane: Driver Training Solutions
Address: 16702 E Euclid Ave, Spokane, Washington 99216
Phone: 509 777-0073

Spokane: Spokane Community College
Address: 1810 N Greene St , Spokane, Washington 99217
Phone: 509-533-7160

Tacoma: Bates Technical College
Address: 2201 S 78th St , Tacoma, Washington 98409
Phone: 253-680-7400

Tacoma: DRM CDL Training
Address: 424 E 19th St , Tacoma, Washington 98421
Phone: 253-426-2100

Tacoma: Trans Union Truck Driving Schools
Address: 2624 River Rd E, Tacoma, Washington 98443
Phone: 253-922-0870

Tonasket: OK CDL Training LLC
Address: 1259 N Pine Cr Rd, Tonasket, Washington 98855
Phone: 509-322-8884

Toppenish: 7 Star Truck Driving School LLC
Address: 9 Asotin Ave, Toppenish, Washington 98948
Phone: 509-949-8569

Vancouver: Test You
Address: 2428 E 1st St, Vancouver, Washington 98661
Phone: 360-750-9338

Walla Walla: Walla Walla Community College
Address: 500 Tausick Wy, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
Phone: 509-522-2500

White Swan: Fort Simcoe Job Corps Center
Address: 40 Abella Ln, White Swan, Washington 98952
Phone: 509-871-2244

Woodinville: Check Ride Driver Training
Address: 13632 NE 177th Pl, Woodinville, Washington 98072
Phone: 425-402-8200

Woodland: West Coast Training
Address: 3805 Dike Rd , Woodland, Washington 98674
Phone: 360-225-6767

Yakima: Yakima Valley Community College
Address: S 16th Ave & Nob Hill Blvd, Yakima, Washington 98902
Phone: 509-574-4600

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