When it's time to change your career and make a positive impact on your life, it's time to think about a truck driving career. With one school that offers truck driving, Prairie Hill students can learn everything they need in just six to eight weeks. ATDS provides 20 days of classroom training and 140 hours of driving experience. That’s a pretty quick way to get trained for a new job and start moving forward in your life.
As an ATDS student, you can also benefit from the school's career training services. The school networks with over one dozen trucking companies that are looking for new graduates. You may even be able to get reimbursed for your training costs.
Prairie Hill, a city of under 800 people, is home to large trucking companies like Schneider and Con-Way. There are new trucking facilities going up all over this area, so there are new career opportunities for skilled drivers. Your new job may take you onto local highways like Highway 84. In this part of Texas, heavy truck or tractor-trailer drivers earn an average salary of $36,410 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2013). Light truck drivers in this area report an average income of $26,720 (BLS, 2013).