The State of New York is one of the most populated ones and a major hub for tuckers.
For this reason alone, New York is a great place for you to earn a degree in diesel technology or a truck driving license.
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A degree in diesel technology or a license as a truck driver can only be obtained from a school with such programs.
New York has more than 50 institutions offering these types of diplomas.
The tuition in New York is higher than in the rest of the country, but you may qualify for a scholarship that can help cut down this cost.
Those in technical trades have a special scholarship from a union.
You can inquire Teamsters Local 317 Truck Driving School about this scholarship.
|AAAA Driving School of Staten Island||3827 Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY 10312|
|Academy Driving School||278 Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237|
|Aim High School of Defensive Driving||55 Main St #2108, Potsdam, NY 13676, USA|
|Al Sorano's Professional Driving School||1059 E Gun Hill Rd, Bronx, NY 10469|
|All Star Tractor Trailer Training||15 Industrial Park Road, Albany, NY 12206|
|Americana Commercial Driving School||4223 Broadway, New York, NY 10033|
|Atlantic Coast Driver Training Inc||1008 Little Britian Rd, New Windsor, NY 12553|
|Batavia's Driving Academy||4736 E Saile Dr, Batavia, NY 14020, USA|
|Browns Auto Driving School||11 Sherwood Heights, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590|
|Buffalo CDL Training Institute||976 Kenmore Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14216|
|Buffalo CDL Training Institute||1807 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216, USA|
|Buffalo CDL Training Institute||3545 Buffalo Road, Buffalo, NY 14624|
|Buffalo CDL Training Institute||3999 Lake Shore Rd, Blasdell, NY 14219, USA|
|Bus & Car Driver Training School, Inc.||1190B Commerce Avenue, Bronx , NY 10462|
|Champlain Valley Educational Services||518 Rugar St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901|
|Chautauqua Tractor Trailer Institute||2615 N Maple Ave., Ashville, NY 14710|
|Commercial Driver Training, Inc.||600 Patton Ave, West Babylon, NY 11704|
|Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego Board of Cooperative Educational Services||6678 County Rd 32, Norwich, NY 13815|
|Dutchess School of Driving Inc||655 Rte 82, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533|
|Elegant Driving School Inc||850 Longwood Avenue, Bronx, NY 10459|
|Ferrari Driving School||3232 Steinway St., Astoria, NY 11103|
|Ferrari Driving School||3528 19th Ave, Long Island City, NY|
|Ferrari Driving School||190 Cypress Ave., Bronx, NY 10454|
|Ferrari Driving School||2444 Linden Blvd., Brooklyn, NY 11208|
|Genesee Valley BOCES||8250 State St Rd., Batavia, NY 14020|
|Genesee Valley BOCES||27 Lackawanna Avenue, Mount Morris, NY 14510|
|Greater Southern Tier BOCES||459 Philo Rd., Elmira, NY 14903|
|Heritage Auto and CDL School||21 Anderson St., New Rochelle, NY 10801|
|L & Barnes Driving School Auto Bus Truck Trailer Corp||327 W 36th St., New York, NY 10001|
|L & M Commercial Driving School Inc||90 E Main St., Suite 201, Washingtonville, NY 10992|
|LaGuardia Community College||31-10 Thomson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA|
|Let's Go Driving School Inc||171 East 122nd Street, New York, NY 10035|
|MAC CDL Training & Recruiting Inc MAC Truck Training||2221 Niagara Falls Blvd, Niagara Falls, NY 14304, USA|
|Mohawk Valley Community College||1101 Floyd Ave, Rome, NY 13440, USA|
|National Tractor Trailer School Inc||4650 Buckley Rd, Liverpool, NY 13088|
|National Tractor Trailer School Inc||175 Katherine St, Buffalo, NY 14210, USA|
|National Vocational School Inc||5922 20th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11204|
|Niagara Tractor Trailer Institute||3111 Saunders Settlement Rd, Sanborn, NY 14132|
|Northside Driving School||68-35A Fresh Pond Road, Ridgewood, NY 11385|
|NYC CDL Auto Club||1501 Gravesend Neck Rd #3, Brooklyn, NY 11229|
|OLIA||2 East Broadway Ste 808, New York, NY 10038|
|Professional Driver Institute, Inc.||456 Sanford Road North, Churchville, NY 14428|
|Putnam Professional School of Driving||967 NY-22, Brewster, NY 10509|
|Queens Auto School||31-10 Broadway, Astoria, NY 11106|
|Queens Auto School||40-10 National St, Corona, NY 11368|
|Red Hook on the Road||621 Degraw St, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA|
|Roadway Driving School Inc||1213 Castle Hill Ave, Bronx, NY 10462|
|Safe Starter Driving School Inc||134 Norman Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222|
|SAGE||1701 North Street, Bldg 32-1, Endicott, NY 13760|
|Secure Driving School Brooklyn||1504 Sheepsheed Bay Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11219|
|Sharkey's Auto Driving School, Inc.||231 Norman Avenue, Suite 104, Brooklyn, NY 11222|
|Sunny Truck Driving School||41-26 College Point Blvd 2nd Flr, Flushing, NY 11355|
|Sunny Truck Driving School||115 South Street, Middletown, NY 10940|
|Sunny Truck Driving School||1 Washington Center, Newburgh, NY 12550|
|Teamsters Local 317 Truck Driving School||566 Spencer Street, Syracuse, NY 13204|
|The CDL School||381 Broadway, Menands, NY 12204, USA|
|Training for Safety Driving School||2528 Broadway, Astoria, NY, 11106, USA|
|Truckar Driving School||648 Prospect Ave, Bronx, NY 10455, United States|
|Victors CDL Training||17 Manor Road, Medford, NY 11763, United States|
Comparing Truck Driving Schools
Given the number of schools in this state, find one near you is rather easy.
But if you don’t want to base your choice on the location you have a number of other criteria to think about.
Right off the bat, you should know that you can start working as a truck driving or diesel mechanic as soon as you complete your education and pass the exams.
The programs for diesel technology have different lengths, depending on which school you choose, and the type of diploma you want.
Some of the programs last for one year and in the end you’ll get a technician certification.
Other programs in this field last for up to two years and thus provide you with an Associates’s degree.
To become a truck driver, you have many different choices as well.
These programs are generally shorter, and they depend on the type of driving license you want to get.
Expect the most comprehensive driving program to last at least 600 hours.
For a Class A license, you’d need to spend some 320 hours in training.
The basic program lasts almost 179 hours, while the Class B program is just 90 hours long.
You may want to know which are the chances for you to land a job once you complete your education and how much you’ll be earning.
O*Net foresaw an increased demand for both truck drivers and diesel mechanics, of 7% and 4% respectively.
You have to know that you have many jobs available within the trucking industry, and as such, the salaries will be different.
As a very general idea, the average income a truck driver can expect is $47,454 per year.
The best-paid truck drivers are more experienced and have several skills and they can earn on average $54,995 a year.Annual Salary Range:
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One thing you don’t need to worry about in this industry is finding employment.
There are a variety of companies where you can get hired, and they include trucking firms and repair shops.
Read the full guide: How to Become a Truck Driver