Benefits of Contract Training

Considering a career in the truck transportation industry?

Come learn from an actual transportation company!

Shelly Truck Driving School is one of the few schools in Pennsylvania that’s owned by a trucking company. As part of S&H Express, we provide students with practical knowledge from one of the region’s leading trucking firms. Come see what makes Shelly Truck Driving School the right fit for your CDL training.

“Fantastic people. Fantastic school. If you want to learn to be a good truck driver you need to go to this school.”
— Tyler Perry (Google Review)

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Rigorous Training

Through our 160 hours of classroom and behind-the-wheel training, our 4-week training program prepares students for their PennDOT CDL tests. Our instructors have a combined 185 years’ experience in truck driving, and help students translate the skills they are learning into likely situations they will experience every day. Our graduates are consistently rated as being well-equipped to start their career in the truck transportation industry, which is why over 90% of them get hired before they graduate.

Over 90% Job Placement Rate

Our goal is to train up high-quality drivers for an industry that’s desperate for more help. As part of our training, we will help with placement, so you have a job upon graduation. We work with leading transportation companies to successfully find jobs for almost all of our students before they graduate. Whether you sign with us or with another trucking company, know that your trucking career will start off right with Shelly Truck Driving School.

“Great great instructors, they are very patient with the students and make learning fun. I’m heading to Iowa in a couple of weeks to start training for my new career and I can’t thank them enough for that opportunity.”
— Scott Dean (Google Review)

Close Enough to Commute

Looking for CDL classes near me? Conveniently located in York, PA, Shelly Truck Driving School is an easy commute for students throughout southeastern PA and northern Maryland. Here’s how close we are to you:

  • Baltimore – We are less than an hour north of Baltimore on Interstate 83
  • Bel Air – Students from Harford County, MD have less than an hour to drive to our school
  • Lancaster – Less than 45 minutes west of Lancaster via Route 30
  • Harrisburg – Our school is half an hour south of Harrisburg on Interstate 83
  • Philadelphia – We are just under 2 hours from Philadelphia via the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Interstate 76)

Financial & Technology Advantages

As a company school that’s open to the public, we provide several other incentives not available from other trucking companies. Our students qualify for state retraining education grants like CareerLink. We are one of the few schools in the northeastern United States with a state-of-the-art simulator, which every one of our students uses to learn basic truck driving techniques. That’s why several local trucking companies send their new recruits to Shelly Truck Driving School to learn

Why Choose Shelly Truck Driving School?

Want to learn more about what to expect with the course and find out about tuition assistance? Check out our list of Frequently Asked Questions and discover why Shelly Truck Driving School is the place to start your trucking career!

“Graduated 7/31/20. I had a great experience learning almost everything there is to know about driving a class A vehicle. I learned a lot in a short time frame. You will easily be able to obtain your CDL and a good career after completing this course. Thank you Shelly Truck Driving School!”
— Eric W. (Google Review)

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Emily Sensenich (Google Review)

I just passed my CDL road test last week and I couldn’t have done it without Shelley Truck Driving School. All the instructors are super informative and respectful. This school doesn’t even compare to any of the other truck driving school that I looked into. Awesome job guys!

Jim Rowe (Google Review)

Attending this school put me on a path to better my life and allows me to go anywhere and find employment. The instructors at this school are TOP notch and I learned valuable things from everyone of them! I highly recommend this school to anyone thinking of getting their CDL.

Amazing what they do in less than 30 days!

Shawn Burkey (Google Review)

I graduated today and this has been hands down the best experience I’ve had at a school. The instructor’s are top notch and will get you where you need to be! Thank you to everyone at the school for the knowledge and experience. You got the one snowman I’m eastbound and down!

Adam Dudas (Google Review)

The instructors really make this class and school. From the class room to driving to the skills, it has been a very fun learning environment for the past 4 weeks. I ALMOST FORGOT I WAS IN SCHOOL! In my opinion no other school should be considered.

Brian Eckert (Google Review)

This is an amazing school, with top notch instructors. During my time there, I learned from all of the instructors and they each had different things to teach and add to the training. This school not only gets you prepared for the CDL test, but also teaches skills that give you a head start once you are out and working. The patience of these instructors is top tier.

Shel Gray (Google Review)

Shelly was a Great experience for someone like me who was changing careers. They provide a relaxed but focused atmosphere where anyone can learn the necessary skills and knowledge to obtain a CDL. You really get the feel that the instructors care about your well-being and goal for getting a CDL. I would recommend this school to anyone looking into getting their CDL.