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Lamar Institute of Technology

855 E Lavaca St, Beaumont, TX 77705

(409) 880-8114 | Alt: (800) 950-6989 | Website

Truck Driving Academy

Lamar Institute of Technology's (LIT) Professional Truck Driving Academy offers a Class "A" Commercial Truck Driving License Training Program, a Class “B” Commercial Truck Driving License Training Program, and Refresher Training Courses.

With a critical nationwide shortage of professional drivers, commercial truck driving opportunities for local, regional, and over- the- road (OTR) positions have never been better! Jumpstart your career by completing LIT's Professional Truck Driving Academy Class “A” program in as little as 6 weeks or LIT's Professional Truck Driving Academy Class “B” program in as little as 2 weeks and put yourself in the driver's seat of your future career!!

Refresher Courses:

- This course is available to individuals that currently possess a valid Class “A” or “B” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), and have past experience but lack recent experience driving commercial vehicles.

- be at least 21 years of age

- possess a current Medical Examiners Certificate (Medical Card)

- have past experience driving tractor/trailer or combination vehicles

- upload a copy of your social security card & driver's license

Truck Driving Academy

Combined theory and handson instruction covering an eight week period. Class begins each day at 7:00 a.m., both classroom and in the truck, unless otherwise noted. The class ends at approximately 3:00 pm each day. LIT Academy staff will assist with scheduling Commercial Driver License (CDL) driving tests with the Texas DPS office, once students complete and pass their required written, range and road classroom exams. You will have two opportunities to complete and pass the driving portion of the program with DPS tester. After two failed attempts, you may be required to enroll in one of our two refresher courses.


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