Truck Driving Schools in West Virginia (WV)

With demand rising and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reporting favorable employment outlook, truck driving is one of the most promising career pathways in West Virginia. According to the latest available data (May 2016), West Virginia heavy truck drivers earn a mean hourly wage of $18.14. This equates to an average annual salary of $37,730. To become a truck driver in West Virginia, you'll need to earn your CDL, and truck driving schools in the state are designed specifically to help you do so.

CDL Training Near Me in West Virginia

Truck driving schools in West Virginia are located throughout the state with hotspots in Danville, Fraziers Bottom, Buckhannon, Dunbar and Clarksburg. PIA Jump Start and Boone Career and Technical Center are just a few of the schools offering trucking programs. West Virginia truck driving schools may prepare you to earn your commercial driver's license (CDL). To qualify for a CDL license in West Virginia, you must be at least 18 years old (21 years old for interstate trucking), have two years of driving experience, meet physical qualification standards, and carry a medical certificate. Applicants must also pass both a general knowledge exam and a road skills driving test. For specific endorsements (for example, to drive a truck with air brakes or to haul hazardous materials) additional knowledge and skills tests are required. West Virginia truck driving schools will prepare you to pass these examinations so that you can eventually find employment at a trucking company in the state, such as Mystic Hills Transportation or YRC Freight.

To locate a truck driving school in West Virginia, browse the featured trucking schools listed below.

Learn more about West Virginia CDL requirements.

List of West Virginia Trucking Schools

Boone Career and Technical Center

Address: 3505 Daniel Boone Pkwy., Foster, WV 25081
Phone: (304) 369-4585

Eastern WV Community & Technical College

Address: 316 Eastern Drive, Moorefield, WV 26836
Phone: (304) 434-8000

Fred W. Eberle Technical Center

Address: 1st St, Buckhannon, WV 26201
Phone: (304) 472-1259

James Rumsey Technical Institute

Address: 3274 Hedgesville Rd., Martinsburg, WV 25403
Phone: (304) 754-7925

John D. Rockefeller Career Center

Address: 80 Rockefeller Circle, New Cumberland, WV 26047
Phone: (304) 564-3337

Ohio Valley Truck Driver Training School

Address: 1341 Highland Ave, Williamstown, WV 26187
Phone: (304) 375-4140

PIA Jump Start – Clarksburg

Address: 251 Marietta Street, Clarksburg, WV 26301
Phone: (304) 624-6666

PIA Jump Start – Dunbar

Address: 500 28th Street, Dunbar, WV 25064
Phone: (304) 766-7332

PIA Jump Start – Weirton

Address: 3354 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062
Phone: (304) 914-4410
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