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Truck Driving Academy 

 

Lamar Institute of Technology's (LIT) Professional Truck Driving Academy offers a Class "A" Commercial Truck Driving License Training Program, a Class “B” Commercial Truck Driving License Training Program, and Refresher Training Courses.

With a critical nationwide shortage of professional drivers, commercial truck driving opportunities for local, regional, and over- the- road (OTR) positions have never been better! Jumpstart your career by completing LIT's Professional Truck Driving Academy Class “A” program in as little as 6 weeks or LIT's Professional Truck Driving Academy Class “B” program in as little as 3 weeks and put yourself in the driver's seat of your future career!!

All students are required to have their CDL Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) before registering for the class. To prepare for the course download the Texas Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver's Handbook.

Study these Sections in the Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Handbook to prepare for your CLP test:
The following 3 sections should be studied to pass the general knowledge section of CLP testing:

  1. Introduction section 1-1
  2. Driving Safely section 2-1
  3. Transporting cargo safely section 3-1

The following 2 sections are also required to pass CLP testing:

  1. Air Brakes section 5-1
  2. Combination Vehicles section 6-1



Click "Application Process" below for additional registration information and requirements.  


2021 CDL Class Schedules

Class A Day Class 7 AM-3 PM Monday-Friday (6 Weeks)  Class A Evening Class 4 PM- 9 PM Monday- Thursday (12 Weeks) Class B Day Class 7 AM-3 Pm Monday-Friday (3 Weeks) Class B Evening (6 Weeks) Refreshers Courses / Restriction Removal

March 1, 2021 - April 9, 2021


May, 3 2021 - June, 11, 2021

July 5, 2021 - August 13, 2021

August 16, 2021 - September 24, 2021

November 8, 2021 December 17, 2021

March 1,20211 - May 21, 2021

May3,2021 - July 22, 2021

August 30, 2021 - November 18,2021

March 8,2021- March26,2021

April 5,2021 - April 23,2021

April 26,2021- May 14,2021

May 17,2021 - June 4,2021

June7,2021 - June 25,2021

June 28, 2021- July 16, 2021

July 19, 2021 - August 6, 2021

August 9-2021 - August 27, 2021

August 30-2021- September 17,2021

September 20, 2021 - October 08, 2021

October 11, 2021 - October 29, 2021

November 1, 2021 - November 192021

November 22, 2021 - December 10, 2021

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