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Professional Driving AcademyProfessional Driving Academy

We are widely recognized in the trucking industry.  Our 5-week class includes a DOT Physical, Drug Screen, MVR, CDL permit /CDL licensing and 200 hours of training – 40 hours in class and 160 behind the wheel all for $4191.00.

In a short amount of time, you can receive a credential that will lead to a high demand, professional career that pays well and provides benefits.

Located at the Texarkana College training site at TexAmericas Center in New Boston, Texas, our program will prepare you to take Department of Transportation exams, including the general knowledge, Class A and B, Combination Vehicle, and Air Brakes exams after only five weeks of training.

Demand for professional drivers is rising. Economic Modeling Specialists International projects that specialized freight trucking jobs will increase by 19.3 percent in Texas and 15.7 percent nationwide by 2020. The Texas Workforce Commission estimates that in 2020, more than 3,300 workers will be needed to operate buses, delivery vehicles, heavy equipment, tractor-trailers and other light truck or specialty vehicles. Currently, average earnings for professional drivers statewide are $45,332, and average earnings nationwide are just over $47,000.

Financial assistance is available.  For more information about financial assistance, required courses, DOT requirements and more contact an admissions representative at 903-823-3434.

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For more information contact:

Stormi Murphy-Ragsdale
Professional Driving Academy Admissions/Recruiting
903-823-3434
Staci.Ragsdale@texarkanacollege.edu