FAQs about Arkansas Truck Driving School

Truck driving is fast becoming one of the most popular professions because of the many benefits it provides. It offers stable employment, is interesting and not monotonous, and pays a good wage including perks and bonuses.

Here are some of the most common FAQs that prospective truck drivers ask:

How old do I gave to be to get a CDL?

If you are 18-years old you can get a CDL but can drive a commercial vehicle only within the state borders. If you want to cross state borders and drive anywhere in the US, you need to be at least 21-years old.

What is the best way to get a CDL?

Join a reputable Arkansas Truck Driving School which will provide classroom instruction and practical training.

What does the CDL test consist of?

You need to pass a written test and a driving test. The driving test is conducted on the type of vehicle for the category of your application.

How Many Different Categories of CDL Are There?

There are three categories for different types of commercial vehicles. Additionally, there are certain special categories of vehicles for which you will need an endorsement to your CDL.

How do I get these endorsements?

Depending on the endorsement, you will have to pass a written or driving exam, or both. An Arkansas Truck Driving School can prepare you for any endorsement you need.

Are there any benefits in getting endorsements?

Yes, there are. The more you have, the wider the range of vehicles you can drive, and the better your employability prospects.

Where do I find the best truck driving schools in Arkansas?

They are spread across the state. Refer to our Arkansas Directory of Truck Driving Schools for a complete list.

Do they provide financial assistance for a truck driving program?

Most schools have a financial aid team which will assist you in finding some financial aid program for which you may be eligible. It all depends on individual circumstances.

Am I assured a job when I get a CDL?

Most schools have a job placement service to assist you; however, securing a job depends on various factors. Good truck drivers are always in demand.

If you have any further questions to ask, please do not hesitate to call us at 1-800-TRUCKER (1-800-878-2537).

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