According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, truck drivers held 1.8 million jobs in 2014 in the United States. Employment in the truck driving field is expected to grow by over 98,000 jobs in the 2014-24 decade. Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers are expected to earn an average of $19.87/hour or $41,340 annually.
The types of employment opportunities that are available for graduates of the Truck Driving program include:
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We have been training vehicle technicians for over 60 years with hands-on training. Rosedale now offers a 10-week Truck Driving Program that trains students in the areas of PM (Preventive Maintenance) and Vehicle Systems, Driving Operations & Safety, and Driving Skills.
The Truck Driving program is operated out of Rosedale’s fully equipped state-of-the-art facility, which houses Truck Driving specific training equipment. We currently have trucks and trailers, with more on the way. Additionally, the Driving Simulator (pictured) allows students to practice real life truck driving scenarios before hitting the road.