Truck Driving Schools in New York

Anyone who wishes to work as a truck driver in must have a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). To get a CDL in New York, you must first be eligible to take the qualifying tests. This includes being at least 18 years of age, be physically fit to obtain a DOT Medical Examiner’s Certificate, a clean record to pass the criminal background check, as well as be able to provide certain documents needed for the application process.

The first test that applicants must take is the general knowledge test. You must get at least 80% of the exam to pass. You have additional tests if you want additional endorsements for your CDL, such as a passenger, a tank, triple/double, or a hazardous materials endorsement. Applicants who pass the written exams will be issued a temporary learner’s permit.

Applicants must schedule for an actual driving test right before their permit expires. The driving test consists of a pre-trip inspection, demonstrating basic driving skills, and actual on-road testing. Once an applicant successfully shows the evaluator he/she is capable of driving a truck, which will be received within a couple of weeks.

List of Truck Driving Schools in NY


Al Sorano’s Professional Driving School
1059 East Gun Hill Road
Bronx, NY 10469
(718) 547-3000

Bus & Car Driver Training School
1144 Zerega Avenue # 2
Bronx, NY 10462
(718) 409-5606

CDL School, Inc.
695 Rhinelander Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462
(718) 904-8222

The CDL School
1903 White Plains Road
Bronx, NY 10462
(718) 904-8222


National Vocational School, Inc.
5922 20th Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(347) 470-6871

NYC CDL Auto Club
1501 Gravesend Neck Road and E15st
Brooklyn, NY 11229
(718) 809-8961

Secure Driving School Brooklyn
1504 Sheepsheed Bay Road
Brooklyn, NY 11219
(718) 769-1117

Sharkey’s Auto Driving School, Inc.
16 Bedford Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY 11222
(708) 383-0336


Buffalo CDL Training Institute
1807 Elmwood Avenue,
Buffalo, NY 14216
(716) 834-2000

National Tractor Trailer School, Inc.
175 Katherine Street
Buffalo, NY 14210
(716) 849-6887


Sunny Truck Driving School
41-26 College Point Boulevard, 2nd floor
Flushing, NY 11355
(718) 353-6745

Hopewell Junction

Dutchess School of Driving
653 Route 82,
Hopewell Jct., NY 12533
(845) 226-6700


Buffalo CDL Training Institute
401 Kenmore Avenue,
Kenmore, NY 14223
(716) 834-2000


National Tractor Trailer School, Inc.
4650 Buckley Road
Liverpool, NY 13088
(315) 451-2430

Long Island

LaGuardia Community College
30-20 Thomson Ave
Long Island, NY 11101
(718) 482-5125


Victors CDL Training
17 Manor Road
Medford, NY 11763
(631) 205-0022


The CDL School
381 Broadway
Menands, NY 12204
(800) 342-5300


Suny Orange College
115 South Street,
Middletown, NY 10940
(845) 344-6222

Niagra Falls

MAC CDL Training & Recruiting Inc.
2221 Niagra Falls Blvd. Suite 3,
(716) 216-4460


Champlain Valley Educational Services
194 US Oval,
Plattsburgh, NY 12903
(518) 536-7344


Buffalo CDL Training Institute
3545 Buffalo Road
Rochester, NY 14624
(800) 667-1555

Professional Driver Institute, Inc.
1200-C Scottsville Rd. Suite 190
Rochester, NY 14624
(585) 436-2040


Sage Truck Driving School
1101 Floyd Ave
Rome, NY 13440
(866) 878-2568


Bishop’s Tractor Trailer School
158 Cordell Road
Schenectady, NY 12303
(518) 377-3090

Staten Island

Driving School of Staten Island
3827 Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10312
(718) 605-1711


Teamsters Local 317 Truck Driving School
566 Spencer Street,
Syracuse, NY 13204
(315) 471-4164


Sage Truck Driving School
3129 Old Vestal Road,
Vestal, NY 13850
(877) 709-7243


L&M Commercial Driving School, Inc.
90 East Main St. Suite 201,
Washingtonville, NY 10992
(845) 497-2221

West Babylon

Commercial Driver Training
600 Patton Avenue
West Babylon, NY 11704
(631) 249-1330

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