Truck Driving Schools in New Jersey (NJ)

With an expected growth rate of 21 percent between 2010 and 2020, the job outlook for truck drivers is favorable, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS classifies truck drivers into two basic categories: heavy / tractor-trailer truck drivers and light / delivery services truck drivers. As of May 2011 (latest available data), heavy truck drivers in New Jersey earn a median hourly wage of $21.17 (median annual salary of $44,030). Light truck drivers in New Jersey earn a median hourly wage of $17.70 (median annual salary of $36,810). To become a truck driver in New Jersey. To join them you may need a commercial driver's license (CDL) and a truck driving school in New Jersey will prepare you to achieve this goal.

Truck driving schools in New Jersey are scattered across the state with hotspots around Newark, Trenton, Cherry Hill, and Paterson. New Jersey truck driving schools offer the training you need to gain your CDL, which is required to drive a Class A, B or C commercial vehicle. In order to obtain a CDL license in New Jersey, you must be at least 18 years old (21 years old for interstate truck driving), pass an eye exam and have a current medical card. CDL applicants must then pass a written exam and a skills test, which includes a pre-trip vehicle inspection, a basic control skills test, and an on-road driving exam. Depending on the class of license and endorsements you need, other knowledge and skills tests may be required--for example, to drive a tanker truck, a school bus, a combination vehicle, a truck with air brakes or to transport passengers. New Jersey trucking schools will prepare you to pass these examinations.

To find a truck driving school in New Jersey, see the list of featured trucking schools below.

Learn more about New Jersey CDL requirements.

List of New Jersey Trucking Schools

Atlas Driving School

Address: 68 Monroe Street #1, Netwark, NJ 07105
Phone: (973) 589-6963

Bradway Trucking

Address: 1040 N Brewster Road, Vineland, NJ 08361
Phone: (856) 692-1448

Burlington County Institute of Technology

Address: 695 Woodlane Road, Westampton, NJ 08060
Phone: (609) 267-4226

E-Z Wheels Driving School

Address: 954 Main Avenue, Passaic, NJ 07055
Phone: (973) 470-0190

E-Z Wheels Driving School

Address: 1518 Summit Avenue,, Union City, NJ 07087
Phone: (201) 864-3600

E-Z Wheels Driving School

Address: 171 New Brunswick Avenue, Woodbridge Township, NJ 08861
Phone: (732) 376-9500

Felito Driving School

Address: 2165 Morris Avenue #21, Union, NJ 07083
Phone: (908) 687-0100

Ideal Driving School

Address: 1151 Main Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011
Phone: (973) 928-7284

Ideal Driving School

Address: 2811 Bergenline Avenue, Union City, NJ 07087
Phone: (201) 537-5968

Ideal Driving School

Address: 279 Co Road 616, Fords, NJ 08863
Phone: (732) 661-9401

Jersey Tractor Trailer Training

Address: 1275 Valley Brook Avenue, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
Phone: (201) 460-0875

Joseph’s Driving School

Address: 4340 US-130, Willingboro, NJ 08046
Phone: (609) 877-3800

Jumbool Driving School

Address: 379 Somerset Street, North Plainfield, NJ 07060
Phone: (908) 769-6556

Master Driving School

Address: 12 W Broadway, Paterson, NJ 07505
Phone: (973) 977-9926

Providence Driving School

Address: 834 Broadway, Bayonne, NJ 07002
Phone: (201) 823-0200

Smith & Solomon Training Solutions – Bellmawr

Address: 170 Benigno Blvd., Bellmawr, NJ 08031
Phone: (856) 661-0400

Smith & Solomon Training Solutions – Bordertown

Address: 402 Rising Sun Rd., Bordentown, NJ 08505
Phone: (609) 291-0354

Smith & Solomon Training Solutions – Hammonton

Address: 583 13th Street, Suite103, Hammonton, NJ 08037
Phone: (800) 622-0355

Smith & Solomon Training Solutions – Lakewood

Address: 730 Airport Rd., Lakewood, NJ 08701
Phone: (732) 987-5812

Smith & Solomon Training Solutions – Linden

Address: 1701 Lower Rd., Linden, NJ 07036
Phone: (908) 474-1589

Superior Tractor Trailer Training

Address: 121 S Main Street, Pleasantville, NJ 08232
Phone: (609) 383-2500

Superior Tractor Trailer Training

Address: 1256 Indian Head Road, Toms River, NJ 08753
Phone: (732) 505-9470

Winsor’s Tractor Trailer Driving School

Address: 3106 S Wood Avenue, Linden, NJ 07036
Phone: (908) 862-3252
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