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Truck Driving School for Veterans

Coastal Truck Driving School is honored to be the premier truck driving school for veterans along the Gulf Coast region. Our veteran truck driving programs help ease veterans’ transition into the civilian workforce. The discipline and attention to detail you learned while serving our country, combined with our hands-on training and comprehensive program, will provide you with skills that attract local and national trucking companies.

Veteran Truck Driving Programs at Coastal Truck Driving School

Our truck driving school for veterans offers course schedules that fit your lifestyle and existing commitments. Choose from day classes, night classes, and weekend classes as a full-time or part-time student and get your license on a schedule that works for you. Within as little as four weeks (160 hours) with our dedicated instructors, you’ll be on your way to a successful career as a commercial truck driver.

We’re dedicated to the students in our veteran truck driving programs. While you’re here, our truck driving school prepares you for a career post-graduation. Once you graduate from our truck driving school, our team will make sure you find a job with our job placement assistance program. 

Get started today by filling out an application or calling our admissions office for more information.

Tuition Assistance Programs for Veterans Enrolled in our Truck Driving Program

Coastal Truck Driving School has tuition assistance programs available for individuals applying to our truck driving school for veterans. Tuition assistance programs include:

  • Chapter 33 – Post 9/11 GI Bill®
  • Montgomery GI Bill® (MGIB)
  • Other Veterans Affairs (VA) Benefits

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

Call our admissions office to learn more about starting a successful career in the truck driving industry and the financial options available to you through our veteran truck driving programs.

Campus Housing Options at No Extra Charge

Coastal Truck Driving School has campus housing options at no extra charge at five of our training locations (except for Harvey, LA). The rooms are dormitory-style, each furnished with a television, a large refrigerator, and a microwave. If you are not located within reasonable driving distance to our campuses, talk to our team about our housing options.

Our truck driving school for veterans has campuses located in:

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7516 Coliseum Blvd

Alexandria, LA 71303

Phone: 318-443-3782

Toll Free: 1-800-443-3780

Fax: 318-443-5692

2064 North Flannery Rd

Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Phone: 225-272-2213

Toll Free: 1-800-286-8066

Fax: 225-272-2855

42226 S. Airport Rd.

Hammond, LA 70403

Phone: 985-386-5600

Toll Free: 1-800-345-7511

Fax: 985-386-2596

1182 1st Avenue

Harvey, LA 70058

Phone: 504-486-3639

Toll Free: 1-800-486-3639

Fax: 337-662-2784

2419 I-49 South Service Road

Opelousas, LA 70570

Phone: 337-662-7156

Toll Free: 1-800-982-8455

Fax: 337-662-2784

450 Hwy 151 North

Calhoun, LA 71225

Phone: 318-644-0206

Toll Free: 1-800-255-5533

Fax: 318-644-0502

773 US-61 N
Natchez, MS 39120

Phone: 601-861-5861

4030 Goodman Lane
Lake Charles, LA 70615

Phone: 800-486-3639



Nunez Community College
3710 Paris Rd.
Chalmette, LA 70043

Phone: 504-345-4814
or 504-486-3639

Apply to Our Truck Driving School for Veterans

Use your Veteran’s Benefits to apply to Coastal Truck Driving School and start your truck driving career. Commercial truck drivers across the United States enjoy a flexible career with great benefits. Our admissions team is ready and available to answer any questions or concerns you may have about our veteran truck driving programs, your application, or tuition assistance for veterans.