You may be able to become a part of the Midwestern trucking industry by pursuing a trucking education in Quincy. There is one local school that offers a truck driving program: John Wood Community College. On average, tuition costs about $7,290. The average scholarship award in this area is $2,197.
There are several truck driving program options at John Wood Community College. Day classes run for about four weeks and require you to attend class for 10 hours per day. Evening programs take two months to complete; you can attend class for 3 1/2 hours every evening.
One of the benefits of living in Quincy is the city's cost of living, which is about 20% below the national average. Illinois Highway 172 and U.S. Route 24 both run through Quincy. Some of the largest trucking employers in this area are Sisbro, McNay Truck Lines, and Sharkey Transportation.