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Tri-C Truck Driving Academy 

The Tri-C Truck Driving Academy is unique. Unlike many other truck driving schools, Tri-C offers  small class sizes, which allow us to give individualized attention during training. Furthermore, all of our trucks have been completely redesigned to enhance student safety and learning as we ensure our students train in a safe and healthy environment.

Truck driving schools around the country are offering CDL training programs that are specifically designed to meet your needs – we pride ourselves on our small class sizes and high success rate.

160 hours of classroom and hands-on training and testing provides instruction in driver safety, transporting cargo safety, air brakes, combination vehicles, tank vehicles, and hazardous materials. Training includes pre-trip vehicle inspection, vehicle control, and on-road driving (required for skills testing).

We also introduce students to the new CSA methodology for scoring carriers and drivers, where any safety violations are organized into the seven BASICs.

This program is licensed by the Ohio Department of Public Safety as a CDL Driver Training School.


  • Standard of the industry equipment
  • Eaton autoshift transmission
  • 10-speed manual transmission
  • Eaton's VORAD® Collision Avoidance Radar
  • Extremely small classes

Course Outline:

  • 50 hours of classroom and testing, covering all Federal requirements
  • 50 hours of skills pad (maneuverability)
  • 50 hours of on-the-road training
  • 10 hours of practical skills testing

 Requirements for Enrollment:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • You must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s license
  • You must pass a DOT Physical/Drug Screen

 Cost of the CDL-A Program includes - 

  • CDL Learners Permit
  • DOT Physical and Drug Screen
  • Classroom materials
  • CDL Test
  • CDL License upon passing State testing

 Classes held at the Truck Driving Academy located at
 the Heritage Business Park in Euclid, Ohio and the
 Brunswick University Center in Brunswick, Ohio.

 Job placement assistance is available.

To see a list of current classes, enrollment procedures and tuition cost, please view the CDL-A webpage.

How to reach us

Ian Wilson
Program Manager II

Andrea Hare
Office Assistant II

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Classes are held at:

Heritage Business Park
23555 Euclid Avenue, Suite 105
Euclid, OH 44117

Brunswick University Center
3605 Center Road
Brunswick, OH 44212

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