Putting Americans Behind The Wheel Since 1973
Driving you into a Brighter Tomorrow in only 15 Days


Job Placement upon graduating TDI courses. Learn how we prepare our drivers better than most.


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Putting Americans Behind The Wheel Since 1973

Since 1973, Truck Driver Institute (TDI) has trained tens of thousands of the highly qualified licensed truck drivers in America, who are hired by our 20+ carrier partners because our standards match truck driver employment policies.

Truck driving students prefer the Truck Driver Institute Class over other programs for a number of reasons.

What sets us apart from the rest:

  • Excellent financial aid options including: Military benefits*, carrier-paid tuition, student financing, and a $1,000 scholarship for self-paying students
  • Train on trucks and not simulators on a safe, off-road, multi-acre driving range before hitting the road
  • Receive support every step of the way from enrollment through to graduation and job placement
  • Turn their lives around and start new careers no matter what theirbackgrounds
  • Job placement with top carriers with great pay and benefits in the trucking industry


“As the U.S. population grows and the economy increases with it, we will see continued gains in demand for freight transportation.”

-Chief Economist Bob Costello, American Trucking Association

America currently needs over 30,000 drivers. Do YOU want to be one of them?

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In 2016, American truck drivers moved over 10 billion tons of freight, generating $676 billion in revenue. Industry trends indicate that those numbers will continue to increase over the next 10 years.

Carriers across the United States need drivers NOW!

This is a great time for you to get your Class A CDL and start a new career in a secure industry.

Statistics provided by ATA American Trucking Trends, Aug. 2017


According to, the potential to earn a great salary in the trucking industry is yours for the taking. The average salary reported for a Truck Driver in the United States is $66,480 per year.

Industry payment packages may also include bonuses along with insurance and retirement benefits.

Maximize your earning potential in a high-demand, job-secure industry.

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TDI’s program is competitively affordable and you can get started with as little as $225 out-of-pocket.

As you enroll, we will work with you to discuss your financial aid opportunities.

We will also inform you about which carriers offer reimbursement programs, which is where a carrier will reimburse your tuition costs if you choose to drive for them.

Click “Learn More” for more information on grants, scholarships, and program costs.

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*For Post 9/11 GI Bill (Ch 33) students and VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Ch 31) students, our tuition policy complies with 38 USC 3679(e) which means Post 9/11 and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment students will not be charged or otherwise penalized due to a delay in VA tuition and fee payments. For eligibility consideration, a Post 9/11 GI Bill student must submit a VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE) and a Vocational Rehabilitation Student must provide a VAF 28-1905 form. Students must provide school with a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) prior to beginning class, but not later than the first day of training. A print screen of Statement of Benefits page will be accepted in lieu of COE and verification of benefits will be required. Please see 38 USC 3679(e) for complete details. GI Bill is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at