About Our Commercial Truck Driving School & CDL Driver Training Program

Since 1985, Coastal Truck Driving School has changed thousands of people’s lives by helping them start a prosperous and fulfilling career in the trucking industry. We’re dedicated to providing a comprehensive truck driving education for individuals throughout the South so that they can get a commercial driver’s license and step into a bright, new future.

Our staff will continually support you because we want to see you succeed in our CDL driver training program. You’re a part of the Coastal Truck Driving family the second you step onto our campus.

They gave me a good solid foundation to start my new career on the highways and byways keeping America running. If the instructors couldn’t help in any given situation Miss Kim and Miss Barbara in the office were always more than accommodating and made my experience great!


Paul M. | Hammond, La

Our Philosophy at Coastal Truck Driving School

Coastal Truck Driving School upholds the ideal that education is the foundation for personal success and career advancement. The school is dedicated to providing an effective and proficient education that can lead to meaningful, professional employment. Coastal Truck Driving School’s greatest responsibility is the training of its students by preparing them to enter a competitive workforce with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in today’s trucking industry.

Female commercial truck driving student walking into lot

Our CDL Driver Training Program is Licensed & Certified

Coastal Truck Driving School is licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Regents, Proprietary Schools Section, and by the State of Mississippi, Commission on Proprietary School and College Registration, License No. C112. Our school is also approved by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Motivation Education and Training, Inc. (M.E.T.), Vocational Rehabilitation, Career Schools, and Veterans Education.

Coastal Truck Driving School Is A Member Of:

Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA)


Commercial Vehicle Training Association

NFIB The Voice of Small Business


National Federation of Independent Business



Louisiana Association of Business and Industry



American Trucking Association


Louisiana Motor Transport Association


Mississippi Trucking Association


Alabama Trucking Association


Arkansas Trucking Association


Northshore Home Builders Association


NextOps Vets


Texas Trucking Association


Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana

Tangipahoa Chamber

Tangipahoa Chamber of Commerce

WMWO Chamber

West Monroe West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce