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Lamar State College - Workforce Education - Commercial Driver's License Class B

Workforce Training/Continuing Education

Commercial Driver's License Class A & B

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Trucking is a high-demand industry that offers rock-solid wages and job security. Lamar State College - Port Arthur's Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B training options can get you up to speed and on the road in under 3 months.

A Class B Commercial Driver's License allows a driver to operate commercial trucks that have an attached cab and cargo area with a combined weight not greater than 26,000 pounds, as well as trucks with a detached towed cargo vehicle that weighs less than 10,000 pounds. Examples of vehicles that drivers with a Class B CDL license may operate include tow trucks, dump trucks, delivery trucks, fuel truck and utility trucks.

Obtain your Class B Commercial Driver's License through Lamar State College Port Arthur's Workforce Training Office. The training program includes 45 hours of classroom instruction and 54 hours of experience driving a variety of vehicles used in the industry. Excellent instructors that are experienced in teaching and driving.

Trucking Industry Facts

  • Great earning potential - salaries start at around $40,000 per year.
  • High demand - there's a regional shortage of drivers that will continue for years to come.

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