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About Phoenix Truck Driving School

Phoenix Truck Driving School is a group of educational institutions where students can earn their commercial driver’s license (CDL). Our instructors are drivers with real-world experience and are able to share their knowledge and expertise. We have locations in New Mexico, Texas, and Arizona and are committed to helping you prepare for your truck driving career.

We are affiliated with the following organizations:

  • American Trucking Associations (ATA)
  • ATA Safety Management Council
  • New Mexico Trucking Association (NMTA)
  • Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA)
  • Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA)

Earn Your CDL

The trucking industry is an essential part of our nation’s economy. The demand for qualified drivers continues to grow and truckers can earn more than $66,000 a year.* If you are interested in starting a career in this industry, you will first need to earn your CDL.

To obtain your commercial license, you will need to pass a CDL test. There are two parts to this exam: a written test and a road test. The driving test will be conducted with the type of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) that you intend to operate after your training is complete. You will need to understand important safety topics related to truck driving as well as how to drive a tractor-trailer.

While you can study for and pass this test without attending truck driving school, graduating from a licensed training program makes the process easier. Additionally, most employers prefer to hire drivers that have completed CDL school.

What Our Programs Cover

The training at each of our campuses vary slightly, so we recommend consulting our programs page for more detailed information. Some of our campuses offer accelerated training so you can get on the road in as little as four weeks while some offer longer programs.

Classes cover:

  • Basic road skills, backing, turning, and parking
  • Pre-trip and post-trip inspections
  • Cab familiarization
  • Material from the CDL general knowledge test
  • Air brakes

Depending on the school you attend, we also offer the following CDL endorsements:

  • Hazardous materials (hazmat)
  • Long combination vehicles (doubles/triples)
  • Tanker
  • Passenger

CDL School Locations

Phoenix Truck Driving School has locations in New Mexico, Texas, and Arizona. Although there are some variations in the programs offered, the training at any of our schools is high-quality and will help prepare you for your career.

Logo for Phoenix Truck Driving School in Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque, NM

We are the only truck driving school in Albuquerque with a trucking company (Swift) at the facility. This allows you to see an active terminal, giving you more exposure to the real world of trucking. Our students are encouraged to talk to the drivers that pass through to get their perspectives about the industry and their day-to-day experiences. Our Albuquerque CDL program is accelerated and can be completed in as little as four weeks.

The logo for our CDL training program in Flagstaff

Flagstaff, AZ

We are planning to open a location in Flagstaff, AZ, shortly. This new school will provide the same high-quality, accelerated CDL training as our other institutions.

Kingman, AZ

Phoenix Truck Driving School offers CDL training in Kingman, AZ, in partnership with Mohave Community College (MCC). You can complete classes in as little as four weeks with these accelerated classes. The curriculum is similar to our Albuquerque school and you can earn hazmat, tanker, and doubles/triples endorsements.

Logo for Phoenix Truck Driving School in Fort Bliss, TX

Fort Bliss Army Base

Phoenix Truck Driving School at Fort Bliss serves active military, veterans, and military families. We specialize in reintegration and are a member of the Career Skills Program. Eligible students may be able to take advantage of GI Bill®** funding to complete their CDL training at our institution.

Phoenix Truck Driving School

Earning your CDL at Phoenix Truck Driving School can be the first step on the road to a rewarding new career. We strive to give our students all the tools they need to start successful careers in the trucking industry.

Contact us today to learn more about our CDL training.

*Professional truck drivers earn a mean annual wage of $46,370. The top 10% of truck drivers make more than $66,840 per year according to the 2019 Bureau of Labor Statistics.

**GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.