General Questions

We know you probably have more questions about SMTDS and driver training in general. This is a big step you are taking and we know how important it is for you to receive the correct schooling and training. You are welcome to visit with us, call us or contact us online for more information.

From classroom to behind-the-wheel training, your instructors are qualified and experienced in the transportation industry. They will instruct you in the language and the law of truck driving as well as actually driving lessons in a tractor trailer unit.

In addition to the language and the law of truck driving, students learn operating practices, maintenance, coupling and uncoupling, backing up, shifting, driving in traffic (both daytime and at night) - all the skills you need to be a professional tractor trailer driver.

In the second week of school, students learn basic driving skills on the SMTDS facilities without the worry of traffic. It is the third week of school that students will drive on area highways and interstates, and in small towns and larger cities.

Yes, we would appreciate and encourage your speaking to our past students about their training and experience at SMTDS, as well as the employment opportunities they have enjoyed since graduation. Our past students can give you an idea of the experience and training received at SMTDS.

Yes, we welcome your visit! With the ongoing training at SMTDS we would appreciate a phone call to arrange a date and time that works best for both you and the school. Call us toll free at 1-888-276-3860.

Click here to read about tuition costs. If you have any questions, please contact us online or call us at 1-573-276-3860.