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Progressive Truck Driving School ‐ Certifications, Cost, and Reviews

Progressive Truck Driving School is located in Chicago, IL, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 6 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being CDL Class A (Manual), and tanker, and CDL Class A w/ air brakes Certificate. Time to complete this education training ranges from 3 weeks to 5 months depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 2 months. The cost to attend Progressive Truck Driving School ranges from $3,000 to $5,500 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $5,000. 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 Progressive Truck Driving School are "Flexible class hours" and "Good teachers", but respondents also mentioned "Hands-on training" and "Affordable" as notable benefits. Progressive Truck Driving School has been reviewed 11 times, with an average rating of 4.18 out of 5. About 91% of reviewers would recommend Progressive Truck Driving School to a friend.

School Information

5538 West Belmont Avenue Chicago, IL 60641
3 weeks - 5 months


  • CDL Class A (Manual): $3,000 - $5,500
  • CDL Class A w/ air brakes Certificate: $5,000
  • Hazmat: $5,000
  • Double/Triple: $5,000
  • and tanker: $5,000

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Flexible class hours Mentioned in 8 reviews
Good teachers Mentioned in 7 reviews
Hands-on training Mentioned in 7 reviews

Recent reviews



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

Other comments

Very good school everyone help each other no one tried to be better then the other even the classmate's that was ahead of your class still took time to help you out.



Flexible class hours, Good career preparation


Don't teach coupling and uncoupling, and docking trailers

Other comments

Overall okay program, you have to inquire yourself about each step of the way, and what's next. There is no classroom syllabus to follow. When you register make sure you ask what's required from you day to day, and every week.

CDL Class A (Manual) Questions & Answers

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

12,021 people answered

“None. i knew what i was getting into”

Oct. 1, 2019

“I wish I had went to a trucking company to get my CDL paid for.”

Oct. 1, 2019

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

13,171 people answered

“Take your time and go out and learn with a car trailer or something to understand how backing it up works really helps.”

Oct. 1, 2019

“Do not go to a truck driving school unless companies are already lined up to pay for it.”

Oct. 1, 2019
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