Southern Missouri Truck Driving School (SMTDS)
Tractor Trailer Driving "No Experience" Course
CDL Training Cost
$4,500 (+ approx. $300 in fees)
How Many Hours Do Students Spend In The Truck?
88 hours (range and street)
How Many Hours Do Students Spend Driving? (Direct Control, Not Observing)
44 hours minimum
In The Truck, Are Students Taught As A Group or One-on-One?
Instructor to Student Ratio During Driving (Number of Students In The Truck)
1 instructor to 2 students
Is The Training Schedule Full-Time or Part-Time?
Is This Training Offered By A Private Program, or Sponsored By A Trucking Company?
Are Grants and Financial Aid Available At This School?
Contact SMTDS for information.
Job Placement Assistance Provided?
Additional Information Provided By The School:
SMTDS states: “In the classroom, there are never more than eight students per instructor. When training advances to actual driving on the highway, the student-to-instructor ratio changes to two-to-one.”