Truck Driving Schools in Arizona

Below are the available truck driving school programs you can find in the state of Arizona. To become licensed as a Class A driver you will need to pass the written CDL knowledge exam and driving skill test. Your training will teach you how to inspect your vehicle, couple tractor trailers, and drive a semi-truck. During your instruction you will practice driving in a variety of road conditions and practice specific skills. A few of these are braking, parking, turning, backing-up, and operating equipment.

To qualify to take the tests you will need to be 18 years of age and have a current driver’s license from Arizona. Applicants will need to pass a vision test, physical exam, and have a criminal background test conducted. There are five additional endorsements that are required for those who want to be able to do things such as haul hazardous materials, carry passengers, or operate a tanker, double, or triple trailer. You can read more about getting a CDL in Arizona here.

List of Arizona Truck Driving Schools By City


Sage Truck Driving School
1971 Jagerson Ave, #200
Kingman, AZ 86401

Sage offers a comprehensive tractor-trailer driver basic program that includes 150 hours of instruction for students with no prior knowledge trucking. The duration for this course is over 4-5 weeks. They also offer advance, and refresher courses at their training facility


Mesa Community College
1833 West Southern
Mesa, AZ 85202


American Institute of Technology
440 S. 54th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85043

AIT has partnered with Swift Transportation and Werner Enterprises to help you find immediate work upon completion of your training and licensure.

CDL Truck School Inc.
1313 N. 25th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85009
(623) 465-0418

Phoenix Truck Driving Institute
2621 S. 51st Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85043

At Phoenix classes last 4 weeks and include 160 hours. They have partnered with DSW to help you find a trucking job after completing your instruction.

Southwest Truck Driver Training
842 S. 59th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85043
(602) 352-0704

Swift Driving Academy
2200 W. 75th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85043

Swift provides trainees the opportunity to learn how to become a CDL driver at their acedemy in 3 weeks. Upon completion you will have a job with Swift Transportation.

Western Truck School
6025 N 27th Ave,
Phoenix, AZ 85017
(602) 266-5250


American Career Training
1901 W Copper St,
Tucson, AZ 85745
(520) 777-5512

American provides a Class A program that includes 160 hours of instruction with 2 weeks in the classroom, and 2 weeks on the road. They offer day, evening, and weekend classes.

HDS Truck Driving Institute
6251 S. Wilmot Road
Tucson, AZ 85756

Pima Community College
6680 S Country Club Rd,
Tucson, AZ 85709
(520) 206-2744

Southwest Truck Driver Training
1230 W. Glenn St.
Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 620-6350


Yuma Truck Driving School
4115 E. 32nd Street
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 919-7041

The Yuma commercial truck driving program consists of 310 hours of training that can take from 7.5 weeks full time to 15 weeks part time to complete. This in-depth program provides training for Class A, and all of yourl endorsements such as hazmat, tanker, doubles, triples, and passenger.

Do you know of a CDL training company that is not shown on this list? If so we’d like to hear from you. Please submit the name and city the school is located in through our contact form located here.

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