2419 I-49 South Service Rd, Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 662-7156 | Alt: (800) 982-8455 | Website
A PREMIER TRUCK DRIVING SCHOOL
NIGHT AND WEEKEND CLASSES AVAILABLE AT HARVEY, LAFAYETTE, AND BATON ROUGE TRAINING CENTERS
TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING PROGRAM
Good pay. Competitive benefit package. Changing scenery. Flexibility. Job security. These are just some of the potential benefits you can reap as a professional CDL driver in the trucking industry.
A satisfying career in the trucking industry is waiting for you in as little as four weeks! Join the thousands of men and women graduates of Coastal Truck Driving School.
Through our Placement Assistance Program, we maintain contact with trucking companies throughout the industry. The major national carriers send recruiters into our classrooms to recruit our students. They know the quality of our training program and regularly schedule visits to our facilities to meet with students to discuss career opportunities.
Job placement assistance begins during training and continues through graduation. Coastal’s staff will assist you with completing job applications, interview scheduling, and follow-up calls.
Applicant must complete an Admissions Application.
Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license prior to enrollment.
Applicant must possess a social security card.
Applicant must pass the Department of Transportation physical exam and a drug test.
Applicant must meet the requirements of the Motor Carrier Federal Safety Regulations, section 391, Qualifications of Drivers.
Applicant must have a clean driving record. Specifically, no DWI/DUI violations within the last 5 years; no more than 3 moving violations in a 3 year period with no more than 2 in the past year.
Applicants with felony convictions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis to help the applicants determine their probability of job placement. *
Applicant must have verifiable work history going back 10 years unless precluded by age, in which case the history must go back to the time applicant left school. Periods of unemployment will also require verification.*
Applicant must be 21 years old. Exceptions will be made for persons at least 18 years old who can prove ability to benefit from the program and can provide a bonafide pre-hire letter as a commercial driver. *