Free Truck Driving Schools and Paid CDL Training

There are Paid CDL training programs or free truck driving schools available for little or no money up front. These schools go by a variety of names but they're all referring to the same thing:

  • Paid CDL Training Programs
  • Free CDL Training Programs
  • Company-Sponsored CDL Training Programs

With good paying blue collar jobs hard to come by there are a lot of people that are thinking about getting started in the trucking industry but don't have the money to pay for schooling up front. Fortunately, you have some great options available.

Trucking Companies Who Offer Paid CDL Training

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What Is Paid CDL Training?

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Paid CDL training programs, or company-sponsored CDL training programs, fall into one of two categories.

  • Truck driving schools which are owned and operated by a trucking company. In this case the trucking company itself will train new drivers at their own facility.
  • Truck driving schools whose up front costs are covered by a trucking company. In this case the CDL training will be done at a private truck driving school but the costs will be covered by a trucking company.

In return for this training the driver will sign a contract agreeing to work for the company for a period of time, usually between eight months and one year.

Every contract is different so do your research. Some companies will require you to pay back some tuition, others will offer the schooling for free after you've been with the company for a specified amount of time.

Which Trucking Companies Offer CDL Training?

At TruckingTruth we've done the research for you. We've called the companies who offer CDL training and gathered tons of information on each company including:

  • Length of contract
  • Up front costs
  • Length of training
  • Pay during training
  • Pay & Benefits after training

...and a bunch more. So follow us to our reviews of company-sponsored programs!

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Did you know you can fill out one quick form here on TruckingTruth and apply to several companies at once for paid CDL training? Seriously! The application only takes one minute. You will speak with recruiters today. There is no obligation whatsoever. Learn more and apply here:

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