Truck Driving Schools in Utah (UT)
Truck Driving Schools by City
With the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reporting favorable employment outlook for truck drivers through 2026, there's never been a better time to become a driver in Utah. Heavy truck drivers in the state earn an average hourly wage of $21.13 as of May 2016 (latest available data). This equates to an average annual salary of $43,950. There are 26,600+ truck drivers in Utah; a truck driving school will teach you the skills and tricks of the trade to get you started on the path to becoming one of them.
CDL Training Near Me in Utah
Truck driving schools in Utah are located throughout the state with hotspots in Salt Lake City, Provo, Price, Cedar City and West Valley City. A few of the state's truck driving school options include CDL Training Center and Mountain West Commercial Driving School, among others. Utah truck driving schools may provide you with the training needed to obtain your commercial driver's license (CDL). To obtain a CDL in Utah, applicants must be at least 18 years old (21 years old to transport materials across state lines) and have a valid driver's license. CDL applicants must then pass a written exam and a skills test, which includes a vehicle inspection, a basic control test, and an on-road driving test. Additional qualifications may be needed depending on the types of materials you wish to transport; for example, to haul hazardous materials or to transport passengers. Utah truck driving schools will prepare you to pass these examinations, earn a CDL, and go on to find employment at one of the state's many trucking companies, such as Brady Trucking Inc. or Andrus Transportation Services Inc.
To locate a truck driving school in Utah, see the list of featured trucking schools below.
Learn more about Utah CDL requirements.