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Southern Missouri Truck Driving School, Inc.

Are SMTDS instructors knowledgeable in their training?
From classroom to behind-the-wheel training, your instructors are qualified and experienced in the transportation industry. They will instruct you in the language and the law of truck driving as well as actually driving lessons in a tractor trailer unit.

What is included in the SMTDS curriculum?
In addition to the language and the law of truck driving, students learn operating practices, maintenance, coupling and uncoupling, backing up, shifting, driving in traffic (both daytime and at night) - all the skills you need to be a professional tractor trailer driver.

What roads will we travel on?
In the second week of school, students learn basic driving skills on the SMTDS facilities without the worry of traffic. It is the third week of school that students will drive on area highways and interstates, and in small towns and larger cities.

Can I speak to past students of SMTDS?
Yes, we would appreciate and encourage your speaking to our past students about their training and experience at SMTDS, as well as the employment opportunities they have enjoyed since graduation. Our past students can give you an idea of the experience and training received at SMTDS.

Can I visit SMTDS and tour its facilities?
Yes, we welcome your visit! With the ongoing training at SMTDS we would appreciate a phone call to arrange a date and time that works best for both you and the school. Call us toll free at 1-888-276-3860.

How much does it cost to attend SMTDS?
Click here to read about tuition costs. If you have any questions, please contact us online or call us at 1-888-276-3860.

We know you probably have more questions about SMTDS and driver training in general. This is a big step you are taking and we know how important it is for you to receive the correct schooling and training. You are welcome to visit with us, call us or contact us online for more information.

Southern Missouri Truck Driving School
P.O. Box 545 :: Malden Industrial Park
Malden, MO 63863
573.276.3860 Relay 711
:: (fax)573.276.3868
1916 East Outer Road N.
Scott City, MO 63780
573-398-9220 Relay 711 :: (Fax): 573-398-9221

Toll Free 888.276.3860 Relay 711