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Meridian Community College

910 Highway 19 North, Meridian, MS 39307

(601) 483-8241 | Website

Commercial Truck Driving

MCC’s Commercial Truck Driving Program is an eight-week course that prepares students to drive tractor trailers and other commercial vehicles. A combination of classroom and actual road driving that includes Department of Transportation rules and regulations, safety, proper shifting, log books, preparation of paperwork, map reading, and handling of cargo.

Students are able to utilize a state-of-the-art truck driving simulator that helps prepare them for the actual road driving experience.

Each student logs a minimum of 20 contact hours of driving time with various loads, road, and driving conditions. Students are required to pass the DOT Commercial Driver Written Examination and obtain a Commercial Driver’s License.

About MCC

Founded in 1937, Meridian Community College today continues to meet the diverse needs of its growing community by promoting educational, economic and community development. In addition to a strong University Transfer program that allows you to complete the first two years of college coursework, the College has more than 50 areas of study, including healthcare-related fields and manufacturing-focused programs that provide the training you need to enter the job market or upgrade your current skills. MCC also offers continuing education courses for personal and professional enrichment, student support services, cultural enrichment events, and adult basic and developmental education programs designed to equip you for a future. Find your wings at Meridian Community College.


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