Truck Driving Schools in Maryland (MD)

With many industries oversaturated with candidates for employment, trucking faces a driver shortage, meaning that now is an excellent time to enter this industry. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), as of May 2016 (latest available data), Maryland heavy truck drivers earn an average hourly wage of $22.12 per hour. This equates to earning a salary of $46,010 per year. Ready to start on the journey to become a truck driver? A truck driving school is a great first step, as it will prepare you to earn your CDL, an essential requirement.

CDL Training Near Me in Maryland

Truck driving schools in Maryland concentrate around the hubs of Baltimore and Washington, DC as well as in Silver Spring and Jessup, and include Drive-Rite Trucking School and North American Trade Schools, amongst others. Maryland truck driving schools will help you learn the skills necessary to earn a CDL. To obtain your CDL, you must be at least 18 years old (21 years old to haul across state lines), have a valid driver's license and pass a medical and vision examination. CDL applicants must then pass a written exam and a skills test, which includes a pre-trip vehicle inspection, a basic 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. A truck driving school in Maryland will prepare you to pass these examinations, and hopefully go on to employment with a trucking company in the state, such as Marino Transportation or Wilson Trucking Corporation.

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

Learn more about Maryland CDL requirements.

List of Maryland Trucking Schools

All State Career – Baltimore

Address: 2200 Broening Highway, Baltimore, MD 21224
Phone: (410) 631-2742

Cdl Training Service

Address: 717 Old Belfast Rd, Glencoe, MD 21152
Phone: (800) 391-2773

Cecil College

Address: 1 Seahawk Dr, North East, North East, MD 21901
Phone: (410) 287-1000

Chesapeake College

Address: 1000 College Cir, Wye Mills, MD 21679
Phone: (410) 822-5400

Drive Rite Trucking School

Address: 601 New Ordnance Rd, Glen Burnie, MD 21060
Phone: (410) 553-9600

Garrett College

Address: 687 Mosser Rd, McHenry, MD 21541
Phone: (301) 387-3000

Harford Community College

Address: 401 Thomas Run Rd, Bel Air, MD 21015
Phone: (443) 412-2000

Montgomery College

Address: 7600 Takoma Ave, Takoma, MD 20912
Phone: (240) 567-1480

North American Trade Schools

Address: 6901 Security Blvd Ste 16, Baltimore, MD 21244
Phone: (800) 638-5490

Wor-Wic Community College

Address: 32000 Campus Drive, Salisbury, MD 21804
Phone: (410) 334-2815
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