Mississippi Truck Driving Schools

There are 13 truck driving schools in Mississippi that include training centers, truck colleges and vocational schools.

Though the country has less number of training schools in Mississippi they are very affordable. The training schools in the state allow and teach you how to earn a Class A, Class B or Class C driver’s license. The cost of tuition fees in individual schools may vary accordingly on what type of Training schools do you attend. The tuition fees could be reduced by applying for federal financial aid as some may receive a total or half or less than that of what was paid.

CDL training in Mississippi

The training sessions in Mississippi usually last between six to eight weeks. In the beginning, you start with a classroom session for the written test. Which include learning the driving rules of Mississippi, Truck parts and driving techniques. Learning those will help you on the day of written test, when you apply for the Commercial Driving License. The second part begins by learning how to drive a truck and you will have a instructor who will guide you to rectify your mistakes if any while learning how to drive. The average cost tuition fee in Mississippi $2400 and varies accordingly, with respect to individual truck driving schools.

How can you earn CDL in Mississippi

Issuing the license shall be processed through Mississippi Division of Motor Vehicles. The test one would go through a written test and after getting through the written test need to get on the Truck Driving test.

Career in truck driving in Mississippi

The increase in road transportation would lead to increase the demand for career in truck driving. In the next decade the result on requirement for truck driver will be around 300,000 and an average salary would be around $35,500. The salary varies according with respect to the kind of experience one has in truck driving and may range in between $22,000 to $56,200. Some of the largest career and truck driving schools in Mississippi are Delta Technical Institute- Horn Lake, TDDS Technical institute and Miller-Motte Technical College-Gulfport.

Types of CDL License

Class A: It includes vehicles that carry more than 26,000 pounds with towing weight more than 10,000 pounds. Need to earn a Class B driving license and should be an year old.

Class B: It includes vehicles that carry more than 26,000 pounds but towing weight should not exceed 10,000 pounds.

Class C: It is used to transport more than 16 passengers and doesn't match the definition of Tractor Trailing as of Class A and Class B.

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List of Mississippi Truck Driving Schools

Franklin College Truck Driving School

360 Yorkville Park Sq.
Columbus, Mississippi 39702
Ph: 800-770-1671

East Central Cc Truck Driving Training

PO Box 129
Decatur, Mississippi 39327
Ph: 601-635-2111

MTA

2246 Flowood Drive
Flowood, Mississippi 39208
Ph: 601-420-0600

TDI

10203 Three Rivers Rd
Gulfport, Mississippi 39503
Ph: 800-336-7364

Truck Driver Institute

104 S 30th Ave
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401
Ph: 601-268-5552

East Mississippi Cc

8731 S. Fontage Rd / PO Box 100
Mayhew, Mississippi 39753
Ph: 662-243-1949

Holmes Cc Truck Driver Training

PO Box 100
Mayhew, Mississippi 39079
Ph: 662-472-2312

Franklin College Truck Driving School

1601 60th Place South
Meridian, Mississippi 39307
Ph: 601-553-8622

Nw Mississippi Cc Truck Driver Training

8750 Deerfield Dr
Olive Branch, Mississippi 38654
Ph: 662-895-7600

Nw Mississippi Cc Truck Driver Training

PO Drawer EE
Senatobia, Mississippi 38668
Ph: 662-562-3200

Franklin College Truck Driving School

3906 I- 55
South Flowood, Mississippi 39208
Ph: 800-634-2291

Itawamba Cc

2176 S Eason Blvd
Tupelo, Mississippi 38801
Ph: 601-680-8509

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