About HDS Truck Driving Institute
The instructors were very thorough and very fun. We all laughed and had a good time in class learning all the things we needed to know about becoming a professional driver.-HDS Truck Driving Institute Graduate
HDS Truck Driving Institute (HDS) is Tucson’s leading accredited CDL school. For over 30 years, HDS Truck Driving Institute has specialized in helping students hit the road for a successful future. We offer several training and testing programs to meet your needs. Whether you feel comfortable with a big rig and want to be on the road in as little as 4 weeks, or want a more comprehensive experience that will build your confidence as a professional truck driver, we have the program for you.
From helping you find resources to finance school, to helping you with job placement, your success is important to us. Come tour the facility and meet one-on-one with a helpful admission advisor. Financial aid is available for those who qualify and financial benefits to military and veterans are also available.
Class-A CDL Training at HDS Truck Driving Institute
HDS Truck Driving Institute has proudly served Southern Arizona since 1991. We are a nationally accredited educational institution and we have trained thousands of students to not only pass their Commercial Driver License (CDL) test, but to become the kind of professional driver that companies seek. It's what we've done for over 30 years, and it's why our graduates are working for many of the nation’s top over-the-road carriers, as well as regional and local companies.
HDS Truck Driving Institute is licensed by the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division and accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). We're also proud members of the Commercial Vehicle Training Association
HDS has also been selected by VIQTORY to receive the Military Friendly School Award for 2020 – 2021.
Grant and Funding Resources
HDS has close relationships with agencies throughout Arizona. We can help you work with agencies to potentially receive grants to pay for your CDL.
- ARIZONA@WORK (Formally called Pima County ONESTOP Center)
- Approved for Tuition Assistance & MYCAA
- Approved for VA benefits: GI Bill®, Voc Rehab
- Arizona Department of Economic Security Rehabilitation Services
Our Truck Driving School Team
HDS Truck Driving Institute employs only experienced drivers as instructors. These dedicated professionals receive on-going training in various teaching techniques to ensure the hundreds of students we train each year receive a first-rate education. We continuously study and evaluate student outcomes and institutional goal achievement and use these to improve our efforts for our students, staff, employers, and the community.