What do you want in a career? If you want to travel, earn a lucrative salary, and enjoy job security, you can become a truck driver. Altus is home to one large truck driving school: Altus Area Truck Driver Training. At this school, you can complete a Class A or Class B truck driving program. You should expect to be in school for two to eight weeks, depending on which license you pursue. . That’s pretty darn quick compared to other types of education programs. Plus, when you’re a driver you don’t have to sit in an office all day. If that sounds like the life to you, then what are you waiting for?
As an Altus Area Truck Driver Training student, you can participate in small classes and get hundreds of hours of driving experience. This experience can prepare you for your future career. You can also learn the techniques that professional drivers rely on to stay safe and compliant with local and Federal laws. If you want to be ready for a driving career ASAP, then contact Altus Area Truck Driver Training today.
With its many trucking employers, including 3KB Transportation, V & E Trucking, and Marsh Transport, Altus plays a big role in Oklahoma's trucking industry. Several important national highways go through Altus, including U.S. Highway 283 and U.S. Highway 62. The cost of living in Altus is very low; it's currently about 25% below the national average.
In this area, people who drive tractor-trailers have an average annual income of $32,620 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2013). The average annual salary for light truck drivers is $33,650 (BLS, 2013).