CDL Training & Truck Driving



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Why Truck Driving School?

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:

  • Long Haul Truck Drivers
  • Local Truck Drivers
  • Delivery Truck Drivers
  • Dump Truck Drivers
  • Van Drivers
  • Tractor-Trailer Drivers

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Why Rosedale for Truck Driving Training?

We have been training vehicle technicians for over 60 years with hands-on training. Rosedale Tech’s 10-week Truck Driving Program trains students in the areas of PM (Preventive Maintenance) and Vehicle Systems, Driving Operations & Safety, and Driving Skills.

What Equipment Do I Get To Work With?

The Truck Driving program is operated out of Rosedale’s fully equipped state-of-the-art facility, which houses Truck Driving specific training equipment.

  • 6 Freightliners (4 sleepers, 2 daycabs)
  • 3 International (sleepers)
  • 1 Volvo (daycab)
  • 1 45′ spread axle flatbead trailer
  • 7 Vans (2 – 48′, 4 – 53′ dry box units, and 1 – 53′ refrigerated unit)
  • Tractor Trailer Simulator – L3 Communications TranSimVS™ providing individuals with realistic, risk-free driving scenarios



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