Become a Truck Driver in South Carolina
Complete our simple and free application and CDL Career Now can quickly put you in contact with South Carolina truck driving schools so you can begin your CDL training.
At CDL Career Now, we have a relationship with several truck driving schools in South Carolina that offer a variety of CDL training services, as well as job placement assistance to those who qualify. Our CDL training application is specifically designed to pre-qualify the CDL candidate, assuring that you meet the South Carolina CDL requirements and find a quality truck driving school in South Carolina as well as job placement assistance, when appropriate.
Feel free to dig deeper by clicking the best South Carolina city below to see a list of schools near you. Or you can fill out the application to the left and let us take it from there. Remember, it cost you nothing to apply! The important thing is that you take that first step towards quality CDL training and a rewarding CDL career now.
South Carolina Truck Driving Schools Near:
- Myrtle Beach
- Rock Hill
- North Charleston
- Mount Pleasant
- Fort Mill
- Goose Creek
- West Columbia
State of South Carolina CDL Requirements
In the state of South Carolina you must be at least 18 years of age for intrastate driving and 21 years of age or older for interstate driving . You also must be 21 years of age to get a hazardous materials endorsement. You must then pass both a written knowledge exam and a driving test. You are also required to provide a medical certificate indicating you are in proper health to operate a commercial motor vehicle.
The following vehicle classifications require a CDL license to operate:
Class A CDL
- Any combination of vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating (GWVR) of 26,001 or more pounds, provided the GVWR of the vehicles being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
Class B CDL
- Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing a vehicle not in excess of 10,000 pounds GVWR.
Class C CDL
- Any single vehicle, or combination of vehicles, that does not meet the definition of Class A or Class B, but is either designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver, or is placarded for hazardous materials.