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Why Become A Truck Driver?

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The demand for truck drivers is growing! If you are looking for an exciting new career with great demand, earnings potential, many with benefits and job stability, commercial driving is a career for you. JTL Truck Driver Training’s program prepares you to be a safe entry level driver. You will have the knowledge and skills required to begin your new career. We cover information you need to become a successful truck driver in our 160 hour course so you can get on the road and start making money…

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Career Outlook

In Nebraska alone, an estimated job rate growth of 15% is expected throughout 2022* and many other states report similar statistics. Check out these resources for more info:

  • The median annual wage for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers was $40,260 in May 2015 (in NE). (source)
  • Employment of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers is projected to grow 5 percent from 2014 to 2024. (in NE) (source)
  • Job prospects for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers with the proper training and a clean driving record are projected to be very good. (source)
  • Many truck drivers are expected to retire in the coming years, creating even more job opportunities. (source)
  • Transportation is projected to add 417,000 net jobs from 2012 to 2022 due to industry growth. Heavy truck drivers account for one-third of the projected total job openings among the top 20 transportation occupations. (source)
  • Trucking has the largest number of projected job openings from 2012 to 2022. Combining growth and separations, over 2 million openings will need to be filled nationwide. (source)
  • *Net Job Growth Rate of 15% in trucking expected from 2012 to 2022 in Nebraska. (source)

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JTL Truck Driver Training works with many reputable over the road companies including Hill Brothers, Werner, Schneider, TMC, US Xpress, KEIM, and others. Our students are also hired by many local companies in the Omaha area. This allows our students to have several options to choose the type of driving job and the company they would like to work for.

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what do our grads think...

  • “All month long, this class exceded my expectations! I have learned a lot from taking this course. Even though I drove in the past, I learned so much! I’m thankful for my time here at JTL! ”

    Todd - 05-05-2017

  • “Keep doing what you are doing! Two thumbs up!!! Top Notch!”

    James - 05-20-2017

  • “JTL was a great school. I came from the military. Your instructors are easy to work with. The sad part is I have to leave. The school was a blast.”

    Chris. - 11-04-2016

  • “You have a great team and do a great job on all aspects of training from in class to on the road. Thanks to all who helped me learn.”

    Danny. - 11-04-2016

  • “I had an amazing experience here. I wouldn’t change a thing. All of my instructors were patient and took their time to teach things in a manner that was easy to grasp for someone like myself, with no trucking experience. I feel very prepared for a career in the industry.”

Our Qualified Instructors Make You a Safer, Better Driver

“Certified Master Level” instructors by the CVTA, and licensed by the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles.

Carefully selected for their communication skills, patience, hands on knowledge, and experience.

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Professional Driver Field Training

You’ll train in the types of situations you’ll face as a professional driver by getting experience with heavy traffic, tough turns, lane changes, and more.

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Our classroom training won’t just prepare you to pass your exams – It also trains you for real world situations and gets you ready for a career as a truck driving professional.

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