A truck driving education may well be one of the fastest ways to change your life and start a new career. With just four weeks of full-time study, you can get the skills and knowledge you need to drive a big rig for some of the biggest trucking companies in Georgia.
There is one trucking school in Bainbridge: Bainbridge State College. The average cost of tuition is just $2,913, and the average scholarship award is $450. Your education will include a classroom component, in which you learn about driving laws, and a practical portion, in which you learn how to drive.
The mid-sized city of Bainbridge has about 12,600 residents. You can enjoy a very low cost of living here. You may be expected to navigate local highways, including Tallahassee Highway and Highway 1. Significant trucking employers include L & L Trucking and Blachowske Truck Line.
Drivers that drive heavy tractor-trailer trucks have an average income of $35,220 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2013). Light truck drivers earn an average of $28,330 per year (BLS, 2013).