Read real reviews for HDS Truck Driving Institute in Tucson. Research prices, certification training, reviews, and more to find the right school for you.

HDS Truck Driving Institute ‐ Certifications, Cost, and Reviews

HDS Truck Driving Institute is located in Tucson, AZ, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 17 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being CDL Class A (Manual), Driver's License, and B with P Certificate. Time to complete this education training ranges from 2 weeks to 4.5 months depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 7 weeks. The cost to attend HDS Truck Driving Institute ranges from Under $10 to $10,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $4,000. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I received grants and/or scholarship funding".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending HDS Truck Driving Institute are "Good teachers" and "Hands-on training", but respondents also mentioned "Positive environment" and "Flexible class hours" as notable benefits. HDS Truck Driving Institute has been reviewed 30 times, with an average rating of 4.40 out of 5. About 90% of reviewers would recommend HDS Truck Driving Institute to a friend.

School Information

6251 South Wilmot Road Tucson, AZ 85756
2 weeks - 4.5 months


  • CDL Class A (Manual): $600 - $10,000
  • Truck Driving: Under $10
  • B with P Certificate: $4,000
  • Driver's License: $4,000
  • Endorsements: $2,300
  • CDL certificate: $3,000
  • Hazmat Endorsement Certificate: $9,000
  • Tanker endorsement certificate: $4,501
  • Tanker Endorsement: $4,000
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical Card Certification: $1,400
  • CDL Class A Certificate: $7,000
  • CDL Class A CDL: $4,000

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Good teachers Mentioned in 19 reviews
Hands-on training Mentioned in 17 reviews
Positive environment Mentioned in 16 reviews

Recent reviews



Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Positive environment, Hands-on training


Not being truthful about everything you will have to do Just to get a good paying local job and pretty much forcing you to have to drive over the road with a mentor for a good 6-8 months whom you might not get along with

Other comments

A lot of things to learn and remember and a lot of hands on experience and a short time to learn it all and there are a lot of points on your knowledge and pre-trip test to remember



Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Good career preparation, Hands-on training

Other comments

I would recommend this school to anyone looking to obtain their CDL Class A driver's license. I had my personal vehicle driver's license for years and became a truck driver in a month. The staff and instructors care about their students. HDS is a first-class institute that has an environment that is easy to learn how to operate a truck. I made a lot of new friends during my attendance there.

CDL Class A (Manual) Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their CDL Class A (Manual)?

12,161 people answered

“I wish l had known about the peace of mind you get from being an over the road driver”

Oct. 2, 2019

“Would be how much time you spend away from home.”

Oct. 2, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their CDL Class A (Manual)?

13,319 people answered

“Don't waste time like I did and go for it”

Oct. 2, 2019

“Watch how you eat when you're over the road and look after their health.”

Oct. 2, 2019
Information on this page, including, but not limited to, price or cost, may be an approximation and may have been generated by third parties, which may include Indeed users and/or the school. Please contact the school for current pricing or other information.