Truck Driving Schools
- Author Kent Pinkerton
- Published December 13, 2006
- Word count 319
Hundreds of companies are search for reliable, trustworthy, and skilled truck drivers. And to inculcate the aforementioned skills, many Truck Driving Schools have sprung up in all corners of the country.
But this crowd of schools makes our job even more difficult. The problem remains—how to choose the right school? Despite this huge number of Truck Driving Schools in the country, there are few indeed which have met the highest standards.
Schools can be divided into three types—schools licensed by the state, which means that the school has met the minimum standards set by the state; certified schools, which means that it has met the standards of skill, knowledge, and curriculum set by Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI) of Virginia; and accredited schools, which have the highest standards as they are approved and accredited by the US Department of Education.
Truck Driving Schools usually offer a mixture of classroom and on-road lessons. After imparting and making the students strong in the basics of truck driving, they take them out to the road to get real hands-on experience. Good schools also offer hours of one-to-one driving practice on well-maintained machines.
Some schools which not only offer truck driving training but also help assist in further internships and placements include the following—Fox Valley Technical College, SAGE, Diesel Driving Academy, Isothermal Community College, LCTI Professional Truck Driving School, KIM Richardson Transportation Specialists, Western Pacific Truck School, Georgia Driving Academy, and American Truck Driving School.
Accredited Driving Schools such as Diesel Driving Academy, National Truck Drivers School, International Institute of Transportation Resource, Inc, and Georgia Driving Academy offer placement opportunities. Georgia Driving Academy provides ‘pre-hire employment offers’ even before graduation.
SAGE has earned the reputation of being among the top Truck Driving Schools in the country. It provides both beginners as well as advanced driving courses, and helps its students to develop their profiles and get placements in established companies.
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