A-1 Truck Driving School

Truck driver looking at the road ahead

“Over 90% Graduation rate with lifetime Career Services Assistance for our graduates new graduates can earn up to 40k+ benefits experienced drivers can earn up to $80,000/year. We help our students finding a new job in the trucking industry. Our director of placement will align you with the best job that suits you)” – A-1 Truck Driving School

Insider Info


Prices vary through programs

Are there different programs based on experience level (ex. What if I have been exposed to some of the training already through my cousin? Is there an advanced course for me?) and cost? If so, describe:

“Yes multiple programs are offered.
Class A Tractor Trailer Program
Class B Tractor Air Brakes Program
Class B Passenger Air Brakes Program
Safety Class on D.O.T regulations
Wheeler Dump Truck Training
Construction Specialize Equipment (transfer Trailer Dump truck )
Demolition Dump Truck Program
We are the only school that offers training on specialized trailers 28 ft, 32 ft, 53, and we offer training on all transmissions
10spd, 9spd, and for beginner class we have 6spd .”

Are there different programs based on my previous job? (ex. What if I am a vet?) and what’s the cost? If so, describe:

You may choose programs based on the list in the previous answer

What’s the length of the CDL program? If there is an advanced option, how long would that be?

40 hours

Does the school provide financial aid?


If yes, how long will it be before I am required to begin making payments after graduation? And how big/how frequent the payments are? If it’s a company school, how long do you have to work for them? And what is the company policy on paying them back if I don’t fulfill the obligation to them?

Please contact one of the multiple Gov’t Financial aide companies we partner with

What’s the average student to trainer ratio?


How would I be training for my road test? What type of tractor (day cab or sleeper), and what type of trailer do you provide (how long?)? How maneuverable is that?

Day Cab

Does the school let you use their equipment for the road test?


Any 1:1 instruction time?


How much practice time (hours/days) do you get backing up the truck?

As much focus as needed

How much practice time (hours) do you get on the road?

Varies on student needs

Temporary housing options provided?

No temporary housing available.

If the school doesn’t provide any accommodation, can you recommend a place where I’d be staying and cost?

Local hotels

Do you provide food stamps, or any food options at all?


Where do people at the school usually dine at? Or how do they take care of their meals? Only fast foods or is there a grocery store around?

People eat on their own

Does the school cover travel expenses to and from the school?


Does the school provide a job placement program?


If yes, which companies are affiliated or frequently contact the school?

CVTA network

General Info

School URL


Phone #

(510) 783-6030

School Type

Independent/Private CDL Training School


2977 Baumberg Ave Hayward 94545