Truck Driving Schools in Pennsylvania (PA)

The job outlook for truck drivers between 2010 and 2020 is considered favorable by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). 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. For heavy truck drivers in Pennsylvania, the median hourly wage is $20.15 as of May 2011 (latest available data). This equates to a median annual salary of $41,920. For light truck drivers in Pennsylvania, the median hourly wage is $15.36 (median annual salary of $31,950). To become a truck driver in Pennsylvania; a truck driving school may get you started on the path to becoming one of them.

Truck driving schools in Pennsylvania are located throughout the state from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg to Philadelphia. Pennsylvania truck driving schools may provide you with the training necessary to earn your commercial driver's license (CDL). To qualify for a CDL license in Pennsylvania, you must be at least 18 years old (21 years old for interstate driving) and provide proof of identity and residency. CDL applicants must then pass a written knowledge exam and a skills test, which includes a pre-trip vehicle inspection, a basic control test, and an on-road driving test. Additional qualifications may be needed depending on the type of vehicle you wish to drive and/or the type of material to be transported. For example, additional knowledge exams are needed to drive a truck with a tanker, air brakes or double/triple trailers or to transport passengers or hazardous materials.

To find a truck driving school in Pennsylvania, browse the list of featured trucking schools below.

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List of Pennsylvania Trucking Schools

A Duie Pyle Truck Driving Academy

Address: 650 Westtown Road, West Chester, PA 19831
Phone: (800) 523-5020

AAA School of Trucking – Harrisburg

Address: 6003 Jonestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17112
Phone: (717) 652-3652

AAA School of Trucking – Philadelphia

Address: 442 E Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Phone: (267) 324-5957

All State Career – Lester

Address: 501 Seminole Street, Lester, PA 19029
Phone: (610) 521-1818

All State Career – West Mifflin

Address: 1200 Lebanon Rd. #101, West Mifflin, PA 15122
Phone: (412) 823-1818

Berks Career & Technology Center

Address: 3307 Friedensburg Road, Oley, PA 19547
Phone: (610) 743-7630

Berks Technical Institute (BTI)

Address: 2205 Ridgewood Rd, Wyomissing, PA 19610
Phone: (866) 481-9301

DCS School of Driving

Address: 1060 Zinns Quarry Road, York, PA 17404
Phone: (717) 586-9648

Fortis Institute

Address: 166 Slocum Street , Forty Fort, PA 18704
Phone: (855) 436-7847

Keystone Diesel

Address: 647 Evans City Road, Building 101, Butler, PA 16001
Phone: (888) 405-0046

Lackawanna College

Address: 501 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18509
Phone: (877) 346-3552

Lehigh Carbon Community College

Address: 4525 Education Park Dr, Schnecksville, PA 18078
Phone: (610) 799-1940

Luzerne County Community College

Address: 1333 S Prospect Street, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Phone: (800) 377-5222

New Castle School of Trades

Address: 4164 US 422, Pulaski, PA 16143
Phone: (800) 837-8299

Northampton Community College

Address: 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020
Phone: (570) 369-1885

Northampton Community College

Address: 2411 Route 715, Tannersville, PA 18372
Phone: (570) 369-1800

PIA Jump Start – West Mifflin

Address: 5 Allegheny County Airport, West Mifflin, PA 15236
Phone: (412) 346-2100

Pittsburgh Diesel Institute

Address: 12330 Perry Hwy Wexford, Wexford, PA 15090
Phone: (814) 942-5013

Pittsburgh Diesel Institute

Address: 131 Maple Drive, Altoona, PA 16001
Phone: (814) 942-5013

Professional Drivers Academy

Address: 2300 Housels Run Rd, Milton, PA 17847
Phone: (800) 875-2511

Roadmaster Drivers School – Bethleham

Address: 4219 Fritch Drive, Bethleham, PA 18020
Phone: (610) 365-3742

SAGE Truck Driving School – Bloomsburg University

Address: 7466 Columbia Blvd. Unit C, Berwick, PA 18603
Phone: (570) 520-4082

SAGE Truck Driving School – Central Westmoreland CTC

Address: 240 Arona Road, New Stanton, PA 15672
Phone: (724) 925-3532

SAGE Truck Driving School – Lebanon County Career School

Address: 755 East Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA 17046
Phone: (717) 274-8804

SAGE Truck Driving School – Lehigh Career & Technical Institute

Address: 4500 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville, PA 18078
Phone: (610) 799-1329

SAGE Truck Driving School – SUN Area Technical Institute

Address: 815 Market St., New Berlin, PA 17855
Phone: (570) 966-1031

Shelly Truck Driving School

Address: 400 Mulberry Sreet, Suite 2, York, PA 17403
Phone: (844) 743-5591

Smith & Solomon Training Solutions – Dupont

Address: 98 Grove St., Dupont, PA 18641
Phone: (570) 602-8780

Smith & Solomon Training Solutions – Norristown

Address: 103 E Main St., Norristown, PA 19401
Phone: (610) 272-6050

Smith & Solomon Training Solutions – Philadelphia

Address: 4219 Richmond St., Philadelphia, PA 19137
Phone: (215) 288-2294

Western Area Career & Technology Center

Address: 688 Western Ave, Canonsburg, PA 15317
Phone: (724) 746-2890
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