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Truck Driving Classes Set for Spring

Truck Driving Classes Set for Spring

February 28, 2012 – Take your career to the road.

Collin College’s Continuing Education is offering a 200-hour Professional Truck Driving program this spring.

Professional Truck Driving I and II covers general truck driving with hands-on skill development and instruction coordinated with the Department of Transportation. Students must register for both courses concurrently.

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be tested by the Department of Public Safety to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License.

Classes meet from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Mondays-Fridays at the Central Park Campus, 2200 W. University Drive in McKinney. For exact dates, call 972.985.3758 or email

Tuition is $4,250 and includes a physical, licensing and books.

Qualified applicants must have a high school diploma or a GED certificate.  In addition, students must be at least 21 years of age, have an acceptable driving record, complete and pass a Department of Transportation Physical Exam, have the ability to read, write and speak the English language, and meet the requirements of the Motor Carrier Federal Safety Regulations, Qualifications of Drivers. Students can be 18 years of age for travel in Texas only.

To register or for more information, call 972.985.3758 or email

Collin College serves about 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.