Truck Driving Schools in Washington (WA)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) 2011 Data, the job outlook for truck drivers is favorable between 2010 and 2020, with an expected growth rate of 21 percent. 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. According to the latest available data (May 2011), heavy truck drivers in Washington earn a median wage of $20.13 per hour (median salary of $41,870 per year). Light truck drivers in Washington earn a median wage of $17.03 per hour (median salary of $35,420 per year). To become one of the 45,400+ truck drivers in Washington, you may need a commercial driver's license (CDL) and a truck driving school in Washington is a great place to start.

Truck driving schools in Washington are located throughout the state with hotspots in Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Vancouver and Mt. Vernon. Washington truck driving schools may provide you with the training necessary to obtain your CDL license. To obtain a CDL in Washington, you must be at least 18 years old (21 years old for interstate trucking), have a valid Washington driver's license, and meet the minimum medical standards. In addition, you must pass a written knowledge test and a driving exam, which includes a pre-trip vehicle inspection, a basic skills test and an on-road driving test. Additional endorsements are needed to drive a truck with air brakes, tankers, double/triple trailers or to drive a passenger or school bus. Additionally, you must pass a background check if you wish to transports hazardous material. A truck driving school in Washington will prepare you to pass these examinations.

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

Learn more about Washington CDL requirements.

List of Washington Trucking Schools

Bates Technical College

Address: 1101 S. Yakima Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98405
Phone: (253) 680-7493

Big Bend Community College

Address: 7662 Chanute Street NE, Moses Lake, WA 98837
Phone: (509) 793-2222

Check Ride Truck Driver Training

Address: 13632 NE 177th Pl, Woodinville, WA 98072
Phone: (425) 402-8200

Commercial Driver School

Address: 11000 34th Avenue S, Lakewood, WA 98449
Phone: (888) 338-0030

Drive509 Truck Driving School

Address: 606 N. Fiske Street, Spokane, WA 99202
Phone: (509) 990-2884

Driver Training & Solutions – Cheney

Address: 7405 S. Hayford Rd., Cheney, WA 99004
Phone: (800) 541-4213

Driver Training & Solutions – Pasco

Address: 2021 E James Street, Pasco, WA 99301
Phone: (509) 543-7901

DRM CDL Training

Address: 424 E 19th Street, Tacoma, WA 98421
Phone: (253) 426-2100

Fleet Safety Consultants

Address: 1704 23rd Avenue, Milton, WA 98354
Phone: (419) 753-3319

Instructional Technologies

Address: 14511 NE 13th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98685
Phone: (360) 576-5976

L & T Truck Driver Training

Address: 117 North Napa Street, Spokane, WA 99005
Phone: (509) 464-2199

North Cross Commercial Driving School

Address: 3122 Cedardale Road, Mount Vernon, WA 98274
Phone: (360) 424-0373

Pegasus Corporation Commercial Driving

Address: 921 Cornwall, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (223) 731-8317 x8

Skagit City Trucking School

Address: 2814 Old Hwy 99 South, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: (360) 982-2891

Spokane Community College

Address: 1810 N Greene Street, Spokane, WA 99217
Phone: (509) 533-7000

Stateline Trucking School

Address: 251 N Commercial Avenue, Pasco, WA 99301
Phone: (509) 554-3102

T Enterprises Truck Driving School

Address: 2010 E Lewis Place, Pasco, WA 99301
Phone: 509547244

TDA Drivers – Federal Way

Address: 34004 9th Avenue South, Suite A13, Federal Way, WA 98003
Phone: (844) 832-3748

Trans Union Truck Driving School

Address: 4624 River Rd East, Tacoma, WA 98443
Phone: (253) 922-0870

VATA Commercial Driving School

Address: 3141 Mercedes Drive NE, Lacey, WA 98516
Phone: (888) 873-8282

West Coast Training

Address: 3805 Dike Rd, Woodland, WA 98674
Phone: (800) 755-5477

Western Pacific Truck School of Oregon – Centralia

Address: 1709 Van Wormer Street, #4 , Centralia, WA 98531
Phone: (877) 699-3065

Western Pacific Truck School of Oregon – Longview

Address: 1839 First Avenue, Suite 2D, Longview, WA 98632
Phone: (877) 699-3065

Western Pacific Truck School of Oregon – Olympia

Address: 2747 Pacific Avenue SE, Suite A-9, Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: (877) 699-3065
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