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Truck Driving Courses

Are you seeking a fulfilling trucking career at a leading transportation company but unsure where to start? Phase one of the Witte Bros. Exchange Truck Driving School consists of classroom instruction and hands-on driving range practice. In our course, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed to pass the Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) exam with flying colors. Graduates have guaranteed employment as entry-level Witte solo drivers.

CDL Classes

Class Schedule 

The classroom phase of our Truck Driving School lasts approximately five weeks. Our expert instructors will teach you and your classmates the rules of the road Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Witte headquarters in Troy, MO. Additionally, you’ll gain driving experience on local roads and in our private range.

Course Curriculum

Our updated and extensive online portal houses all the learning materials needed for in-class instruction and enrichment. Subjects covered in our comprehensive curriculum include:

  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Air Brakes
  • Backing
  • Complex Backing
  • Basic Handling Characteristics
  • Defensive Driving Techniques
  • Map Reading
  • Trip Planning
  • Speed Management
  • Visual Search
  • Night Operations
  • Extreme Driving Conditions
  • Coupling & Uncoupling
  • Customer Relations
  • Expense Management
  • Family Relations
  • Accident Procedures
  • Emergency Repairs
  • Satellite Technology
  • Public Relations
  • And more

Tuition & Lodging

A modest fee of $225 covers your Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) learning portal fee, reference materials, and Federal drug tests. Witte Bros. provides lodging for students who reside at least 50 miles from our headquarters. We have six updated dorm rooms with several grocery stores and restaurants nearby.

After the Course

The classroom phase concludes with the Class A CDL exam. Then, you’ll put your newly-earned CDL to use in phase two of our Truck Driving School, the Student Trainee program. You’ll experience paid over-the-road training with Witte’s professional instructors, applying your classroom knowledge to real-life scenarios. Completing phase two dispatches you as an entry-level Witte solo driver with average first-year earnings of $65,000!

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Benefits of Truck Driving School

The idea of pursuing a new career can seem daunting. However, our Truck Driving School offers multiple benefits that make the decision easier:

  • Learn the rules of the road in weeks. Five weeks of classroom instruction and local road experience give you everything needed to pass the Class A CDL exam.
  • Start your career quickly. Phase two lasts four to six weeks based on skill, meaning you can finish the entire program in approximately nine to eleven. Upon completion, you’ll start your trucking career with Witte immediately.
  • Enjoy a high return on investment. The low tuition fee unlocks a solid training program with the industry’s best instructors and results in an entry-level position at Witte with potential first-year earnings of up to $65,000.
  • Receive a comprehensive benefits package and advancement opportunities. Full-time Witte truck drivers receive a suite of employment benefits — including insurance, a retirement plan, paid vacation, and more — plus the chance to become an instructor and earn a higher salary.

Upcoming Driving School Dates

Why Witte

Why Choose Witte’s Truck Driving Classes?

Choosing Witte’s Truck Driving School allows you to learn directly from industry experts, who offer insight and real-life scenarios no other training program or learning material could provide. We have stringent employment requirements, meaning we only hire the best so that you learn from the best.

At Witte, we promote timeliness and superior customer service in every aspect of our business. That’s why our Truck Driving School students learn both necessary skills for the CDL exam and customer, family, and public relations. Our decades of success rest on honesty, integrity, teamwork, and safety, and we aim to continue that legacy through future generations, too. 

Furthermore, we ensure every student and team member lives by our Core Values:

  1. We Do the Right Thing
  2. We Drive Improvement
  3. We Own It
  4. We Win Together

Students and Trainees graduate with a well-rounded education and the confidence needed to dispatch as a solo driver. If you want to travel the country, earn a solid living, and form lasting relationships through truck driving, look no further than Witte. 

Centrally located in

Troy, Missouri

Witte Bros. delivers quality service nationwide.

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The Witte Bros. Truck Driving School starts with an enriching classroom experience where students learn the ins and outs of navigating the road. A low fee grants you the opportunity to kickstart your truck driving career and begin earning a rewarding income in a matter of weeks. 

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We Do the Right Thing. We Drive Improvement. We Own It. We Win Together.