Truck Driving Schools in California (CA)

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that the truck driving industry will grow by roughly 5% between 2014 and 2024, meaning that opportunities will be available in the field for the foreseeable future. The BLS classifies truck drivers into two basic categories: heavy / tractor-trailer truck drivers and light or delivery services truck drivers. As of May 2016 (latest available data), heavy truck drivers in California earn an average hourly wage of $21.59 (mean annual salary of $44,900). Learn more about California CDL salaries.

CDL Training Near Me in California

To be a truck driver in California, you may need a commercial driver's license (CDL). The best way to obtain a CDL is to attend a trucking school. Truck driving schools in California are located throughout the state, including cities like Fresno, Modesto, Pomona, San Diego, Oakland, Sacramento, San Jose, Hayward and more. To obtain a CDL in California, candidates must be at least 18 years old (21 years old for interstate commerce) and pass at least one knowledge test--the general knowledge test--plus a three-part skills test. In addition, you may have to pass other knowledge and skills tests depending on the class of CDL license and the endorsements you need--for example, to drive a vehicle with air brakes or to haul hazardous materials. California truck driving schools prepare give students the skills they need to pass these exams, and some even offer online courses or night/weekend options to accommodate a range of schedules and life scenarios.

To find a truck driving school in California, check out the featured trucking schools below.

Learn more about California CDL requirements.

List of California Trucking Schools

A-1 Truck Driving School Inc

Address: 2977 Baumberg Ave, Hayward, CA 94545
Phone: (510) 783-6030

AB Truck & Bus Driving School

Address: 1346 E Taylor St, San Jose, CA 95133
Phone: (860) 407-3371

Academy of Truck Driving

Address: 2585 Buna St., Bldg 99, Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: (510) 663-9030

Advance Bus and Truck Driving School

Address: 315 West Fyfe Avenue, Stockton, CA 95203
Phone: (209) 939-9494

Advance School of Driving

Address: 13946 Jurupa Ave, Fontana, CA 92337
Phone: (800) 635-0147

Advance School of Truck Driving

Address: 13946 Jurupa Ave, Fontana, CA 91786
Phone: (909) 349-2585

Advanced Career Institute – Fresno

Address: 2953 S East Ave, Fresno, CA 93725
Phone: (877) 649-9614
Website: advanced.edu

Advanced Career Institute – Visalia

Address: 1728 N. Kelsey St, Visalia, CA 93725
Phone: (877) 649-9614
Website: advanced.edu

Alliance School of Trucking, Inc.

Address: 9410 Jordan Ave, Chatsworth, CA 91311
Phone: (818) 772-2252

Allstate Truck Driving School

Address: 15425 S Main St, Gardena, CA 90248
Phone: (203) 922-8252

America Truck Driving School – Compton

Address: 1104 E. 148th St. Bldg O, Compton, CA 90220
Phone: (424) 246-1208

America Truck Driving School – Corona

Address: 1470/1471 Pomona Rd Ste A, Corona, CA 92879
Phone: (951) 277-9013

America Truck Driving School – Escondido

Address: 420 W. Second Ave., Escondido, CA 92025
Phone: (760) 233-1247

America Truck Driving School – Santa Ana

Address: 2210 N. Main St, Ste B, Santa Ana, CA 92706
Phone: (714) 542-8660

American Truck School

Address: 8530 Commercial Way, Redding, CA 96002
Phone: (530) 223-5693

Area Truck Driving School

Address: 1061 Martin Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Phone: (408) 283-9027

C & H Truck Driving School

Address: 5262 West G St, Banta, CA 95304
Phone: (855) 512-2223
Website: cdlcha.com

C.R. England – Fontana

Address: 10691 Poplar Ave, Fontana, CA 92337
Phone: (888) 254-0654
Website: crengland.com

California Career School – Anaheim

Address: 1100 S. Technology Circle, Anaheim, CA 92805
Phone: (714) 635-6585

California Career School – Oceanside

Address: 1280 Rancho del Oro Dr., Oceanside, CA 92040
Phone: (714) 635-6585

California Career School – Twentynine Palms

Address: 3963 Builion Mountain Rd., Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
Phone: (714) 635-6585

California CDL Services

Address: 19500 N 99 Frontage Rd., Acampo, CA 95220
Phone: (888) 491-0440

California Truck Driving Academy

Address: 921 N Poinsettia St Unit A, Santa Ana, CA 92701
Phone: (800) 581-2048
Website: ctdanow.com

Camino Real Truck & Bus Driving School

Address: 13674 E Valley Blvd, La Puente, CA 91746
Phone: (626) 968-9135
Website: crschool.com

Coastal Trucking Institute LLC

Address: 112 Boronda Rd, Salinas, CA 93907
Phone: (831) 751-9533

College Of Instrument Technology

Address: 17156 Bellflower Blvd, Bellflower, CA 90706
Phone: (562) 925-1785
Website: cit-la.com

Commercial Drivers Learning Center

Address: 1787 Tribute Rd Ste L, Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (916) 550-9650
Website: cdlc4u.com

Disciples Truck Driving Academy

Address: 4874 Wind Creek Dr, Sacramento, CA 95838
Phone: (916) 504-7833

Dolphin Trucking School

Address: 5600 Rickenbacker Rd., Building 2AB, Bell, CA 90201
Phone: (323) 728-2460

Dootson School of Trucking

Address: 11625 Clark Street, Arcadia, CA 91006
Phone: (626) 303-1900

Dynasty Truck & Bus Driving School

Address: 1810 S Reservoir St, Pomona, CA 91766
Phone: (909) 629-8388

Elite Truck School

Address: 1860 Joe Crosson Drive Suite D, El Cajon, CA 92020
Phone: (503) 214-2698

Exclusive Trucking School

Address: 6805 Louise Ave Ste 101, Lake Balboa, CA 91406
Phone: (818) 654-0130

Green Valley Truck School

Address: 400 12st Ste 16, Modesto, CA 95354
Phone: (209) 521-3995

GSF Truck Driving & Traffic School

Address: 123 E 32nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90011
Phone: (213) 745-6022

Hi-Desert Truck Driving School – Lancaster

Address: 42739 5th St East, Lancaster, CA 93535
Phone: (661) 726-7970

Hi-Desert Truck Driving School – Sun Valley

Address: 9012 Glenoaks Blvd., Sun Valley, CA 91352
Phone: (818) 771-9884

Imperial Valley ROP

Address: 687 State St, El Centro, CA 92243
Phone: (760) 482-2600
Website: ivrop.org

International Trucking School

Address: 9371 Kramer Ave, Westminster, CA 92683
Phone: (734) 354-0844

Interstate Truck School

Address: 410 Pendleton Way, Oakland, CA 94621
Phone: (866) 860-4664

JGC Truck Driving Training

Address: 3167 Santa Rosa Ave. , Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Phone: (707) 579-8577

Las Americas Trucking School

Address: 6283 Manchester Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90621
Phone: (909) 930-6240

MTS Training Academy

Address: 140 Yolano Drive, Vallejo, CA 94589
Phone: (707) 652-2562

National Truck Driving School

Address: 4125-A Breakwater Ave, Hayward, CA 94545
Phone: (800) 488-7364

Northern California Teamsters Apprentice Training

Address: 14738 Cantova Wy, Rancho Murieta, CA 95683
Phone: (916) 354-2122
Website: nctat.org

Nuway Truck Driving School

Address: 490 Belle Terrace, Bakersfield, CA 93307
Phone: (800) 232-9243
Website: nuway.com

Pilot Trucking School

Address: 14387 Slover Ave, Fontana, CA 92337
Phone: (888) 787-0367

Precision Truck Driving School

Address: 7700 Edgewater Dr. Ste 836, Oakland, CA 94621
Phone: (631) 300-4444

Professional Driver Training School, Inc.

Address: 1661 Pacific Ave Ste 19, Oxnard, CA 93033
Phone: (888) 883-7483

Professional Trucking School

Address: 2863 E Slauson Ave, Huntington Park, CA 90255
Phone: (323) 582-0274

Proteus Inc

Address: 1100 E Miller Park Ct, Visalia, CA 93291
Phone: (888) 776-9998

Roadmaster Drivers School – Fontana

Address: 10251 Calabash Ave, Fontana, CA 92335
Phone: (909) 202-4270

Roehl Transport – Fontana

Address: 13822 Santa Ana Ave., Fontana, CA 92337
Phone: (800) 535-0269
Website: roehl.jobs

San Jose Trucking School

Address: 658 North King Road, San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: (408) 298-3755

Skyway Trucking School

Address: 16934 Smoke Tree Street, Hesperia, CA 92345
Phone: (877) 675-9929

TDA Drivers – Fontana

Address: 10557 Juniper Avenue, Suite M, Fontana, CA 92337
Phone: (844) 832-3748

TDA Drivers – Modesto

Address: 1012 11th St, Suite LL4, Modesto, CA 95384
Phone: (209) 531-9740

TDA Drivers – Sacramento

Address: 3100 Fite Street, Suite 105, Sacramento, CA 95827
Phone: (844) 832-3748

TDA Drivers – Yuba City

Address: 1250 Market Street, Suite A, Yuba City, CA 95991
Phone: (530) 751-7815

TGA Truck Driving School

Address: 2845 Durfee Ave, South El Monte, CA 91732
Phone: (626) 443-7195

Toro School of Truck Driving – Bellflower

Address: 9631 Alondra Blvd., Bellflower, CA 90706
Phone: (866) 822-2106

Toro School of Truck Driving – Fullerton

Address: 2209 E. Chapman Avenue, Fullerton, CA 92831
Phone: (866) 822-2106

Toro School of Truck Driving – Los Angeles

Address: 321 W. 135th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90061
Phone: (866) 822-2106

Truck Driving Academy

Address: 5711 Florin Perkins Rd, Sacramento, CA 95828
Phone: (909) 201-7600

Truck Nation School – Fresno

Address: 2055 E. North Avenue, Fresno, CA 93725
Phone: (877) 575-3696

Truck Nation School – Salida

Address: 4800 Elm Street, Salida, CA 95368
Phone: (877) 575-3696

United Truck Driving School – Fresno

Address: 4525 E. Commerce Avenue, Fresno, CA 93725
Phone: (559) 264-7071

United Truck Driving School – Riverside

Address: 1737 Atlanta Ave. H-7, Riverside, CA 92507
Phone: (888) 402-1924

United Truck Driving School – San Diego

Address: 2425 Camino Del Rio S, San Diego, CA 92108
Phone: (800) 764-2020

Universal Truck Driving School

Address: 1600 S Hill St Ste A, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Phone: (213) 745-6244

Western Pacific Truck School – Modesto

Address: 2200 Lapham Drive, Modesto, CA 95354
Phone: (800) 333-1233

Western Pacific Truck School – Sacramento

Address: 8180 Industrial Parkway, Sacramento, CA 95826
Phone: (800) 333-1233

Western Pacific Truck School – Stockton

Address: 1002 N. Broadway, Stockton, CA 95205
Phone: (209) 472-1500

Western Truck School – Bakersfield

Address: 5800 State Rd. #7, Bakersfield, CA 93308
Phone: (800) 929-1320

Western Truck School – Sacramento

Address: 3990 Industrial Blvd., West, Sacramento, CA 95691
Phone: (800) 929-1320

Western Truck School – Spring Valley

Address: 11902 Campo Rd., Spring Valley, CA 91978
Phone: (800) 929-1320

Western Truck School – Turlock

Address: 400 3rd Street, Turlock, CA 95380
Phone: (800) 929-1320
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