How Long is trucking school to become an over the road trucker?

by DJ
(Attleboro, MA, USA)

How long and what type of schooling would I need to become an OTR driver?

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Nov 05, 2009
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Trucking School to Become An Over the Road Trucker
by: Hervy

Well DJ, Jimmy and Nick got you off to a good start. It seems you are at the very beginning of your research so with the advice in mind given earlier by Jimmy and Nick I will say
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Nov 01, 2009
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Hey, hey, hey, lets help D.J. become a truck driver!
by: Jimmy

Do your homework very carefully BEFORE you sign on the dotted line. Schools are all over the place.Look for a Community College. Talk to trucking companies to see what they want/require. Some companies have an In house school. But most of all, be damn sure you really want to get into this business. Jimmy

Nov 01, 2009
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Good Luck in your pursuit of a trucking career
by: Nick V

Well you usually have an option at most places.

Pretty much your going to have to have 160 hours of training. Sometimes you can do that in two straight weeks and have one day off. Or you can do it in 8 weekends.

Which ever it may be, good luck and be safe out there. Any more questions, you found the place to ask em

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