About our Truck
Driving training Programs:
National Truck Driving School prepare
students with knowledge and skills for abundance of entry level jobs
in trucking industry.
Defensive driving techniques necessary to develop skills level
required to pass the commercial Drivers License examination are
taught. Emphasis is placed on safety, and a thorough understanding of
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Rules and regulations in the operation of
heavy duty tractor/trailer equipment
The National Driving School offers a program that
prepares students to obtain a Commercial Driver's
License, which Is usually required prior to obtaining
employment as a truck driver. This course is
comprised of approximately 115 hours of behind the
wheel training, plus an additional 45 hours of
classroom training. This training has been carefully
designed to provide the student with the knowledge
and skills necessary to obtain a Commercial Driver's
License, qualifying them for employment as either a
truck driver or as an owner operator.
The school allows students to complete the
program on either a full-time or a pert-time basis, depending on
their individual needs. Full-time students should be
able to complete the entire program In approximately
4 1/2 weeks and acquire their Commercial Driver's
License. Loans and other forms of financial
assistance are available therefore, lack of funds
should not prohibit qualified and motivated students
from completing the program. The school also
maintains relationships with many employers, and
actively helps their graduates obtain employment.
Is Truck Driving For you?
The Individual truck driver is the
backbone of the entire trucking industry, and of course the trucking
industry keeps the wheels of our economy rolling. According to the
occupational Outlook Handbook, which is printed by the Bureau of Labor
Statistics (www.bls.gov/oco/ocos246.htm), a little over 3 million
people worked as truck drivers in 2002.While there are no guarantees ,
the employment prospects for truck drivers is projected to be
favorable, and with expected shortages in the industry, qualified
drivers should be able to obtain employment.
There is no profile of a typical individual who decides to become a
truck driver. Truck driving is a career that can provide employment
opportunities for those who are changing careers, as well as those who
have few if any job skills. The person must be willing to work hard,
abide by the rules, and develop good work habits. Truck driver
training enables individual, often with a limited amount of formal
education to obtain the skills needed to obtain a commercial Driver's
License, perhaps with as little as one month of formal training. This
provides them with the ability to obtain an entry level position,
which can lead to even better employment opportunity as they get
Not everyone can or wishes to spend months or even years training for
a new career, Unlike many other occupations, truck, truck driving
enables individual to acquire relevant job skills, obtain a license
and start earning money in less than two months. Obviously this can
make truck driving an attractive alternative for the unemployed or
those individual with limited skills and/or few jobs opportunities.
This means that many people who are willing to work hard can literally
pull themselves up by their own bootstrap and obtain employment in a
career that can provide them with long term financial security.
We recommend read this page
information on how to pick a vocational school and what schools are
good...and bad for you. We offer this section, because we are confident
you will come full circle back to our company for your training
in your next career as a truck driver.
TOP TEN REASONS-
YOU MIGHT BE A TRUCK DRIVER AT HEART:
- Ever shake your fist up
and down out the car window as a kid, to get truckers to honk their
- You want a Harley Davidson
with 18 wheels?
- Ever want to tell your
boss to stick it, "I'm hitting the road."
- Ever thought it would be
romantic to see North America by driving a "big rig" across
- Looking for a high paying,
professional job that's respected?
- Find yourself stopping at
truck stops for good food?
- Can't stand staying idle
at one place for too long.
- Want to be your own boss
and or run your own business?
- Want to be a critical part
of the Nations transportations industry?
- You want to join a
fraternity of respected professionals, that EVERYONE wishes they
could be in.