You may have put off a career in the trucking industry if you don't want to drive a straight truck or tractor-trailer. However, there's another great way to get started in this field—diesel technology! Diesel mechanics keep trucks of all sizes running safely and smoothly. The city of Saint Louis is home to St. Louis Community College, the one diesel technology program in this area.
Part of studying this subject is deciding which type of degree you want to earn. The longest option is a two-year Associate's degree. There are also one-semester and three-semester options at this school.
With over 318,000 people, Saint Louis is a very large city in Missouri. In spite of this, it has a very low cost of living. Highway 40, Highway 270, and Highway 61 go through Saint Louis. Trucking employers in this area include Affton Trucking, CRH Transportation, JS Logistics, and Hogan Trucking.