Coastal Truck Driving School CDL Training

Coastal Truck Driving School has six training locations across Louisiana. The school has very flexible training class schedules: weekday, weekend and evening courses. Coastal also offers housing at no charge at some of its locations.

General Information about Coastal Truck Driving School

  • Weekday Course - 160 hours - 4 weeks long
  • Weekend Course - 160 hours - 8 weeks long
  • Evening Course - 160 hours - 8 weeks long
  • A CDL refresher course is available
  • Job placement assistance is provided

Admission Requirements

  • Applicant must complete an Admissions Application
  • Applicant must possess a valid driver's license prior to enrollment
  • Applicant must possess a social security card
  • Applicant must meet the requirements of the Motor Carrier Federal Safety Regulations, section 391, Qualifications of Drivers
  • Applicant must have a clean driving record. Specifically, no DWI/DUI violations within the last 5 years; no more than 3 moving violations in a 3-year period with no more than 2 in the past year
  • Applicants with felony convictions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis to help the applicants determine their probability of job placement
  • Applicant must have verifiable work history going back 10 years unless precluded by age, in which case the history must go back to the time applicant left school. Periods of unemployment will also require verification
  • Applicant must be 21 years old. Exceptions will be made for persons at least 18 years old who can prove ability to benefit from the program and can provide a bonafide pre-hire letter as a commercial driver

Tuition and Financing

  • Coastal Truck Driving School is an approved training provider for: LARehab (Louisiana Rehabilitation Services), WIA (Workforce Investment Act) in Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas, MET (Motivational Education and Training, Inc.), and VA/GI Bill
  • In-house financing is also available
  • Most trucking companies hiring Coastal Truck Driving School graduates offer tuition reimbursement as part of their benefit package
  • For Veterans - Chapter 33 – Post 9/11 GI Bill

Housing Options

For those students who would find it hard commuting to school every day, housing is provided at no additional charge. The rooms are dormitory-style. Each is furnished with a television, a large refrigerator, and a microwave.

Coastal Truck Driving School has 6 locations

  • Coastal Truck Driving School location

    Coastal Truck Driving School
    4016 Canal St.
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    504-486-3639

  • Coastal Truck Driving School location

    Coastal Truck Driving School
    4016 Canal St.
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    504-486-3639

  • Coastal Truck Driving School location

    Coastal Truck Driving School
    4016 Canal St.
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    504-486-3639

  • Coastal Truck Driving School location

    Coastal Truck Driving School
    4016 Canal St.
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    504-486-3639

  • Coastal Truck Driving School location

    Coastal Truck Driving School
    4016 Canal St.
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    504-486-3639

  • Coastal Truck Driving School location

    Coastal Truck Driving School
    4016 Canal St.
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    504-486-3639

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