While training at the Milton training facility, you will learn both the technical and the operational aspects of driving a semi-truck. There’s a reason TDI grads are hired by the top carriers in the trucking industry.


Courses are a mixture of classroom and behind-the-wheel training to ensure that you leave our training facilities with the skills, knowledge and experience that major transportation companies are looking for from their rookie drivers.



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One of the Best Truck Driving Schools in Florida

If you’ve decided that trucking is the life for you, check out one of the best truck driving schools in Florida – TDI. When job-seekers make the choice to pursue a career in trucking, that choice comes with many options, but the best is TDI. CDL training is a useful resource for any upcoming semi truck driver and luckily, the best options for CDL training are right here in Florida. 

Although beginning a truck driving career may take a smidge bit of effort and some time, truckers all over can understand the advantages of enrolling in a truck driving school. By receiving a comprehensive education on the coveted CDL license, people are taking the first step needed to carve out a great future for themselves. This is one of the easiest decisions that could have the greatest impacts on your life. When you decide to seek formal training for your CDL license, you are committing yourself to a practical experience at one of the most premiere truck driving schools in Florida. Here is an opportunity to open yourself up to a world of employment opportunities with the kind of truck driving schools Florida residents know can truly make a difference. If you’re still uncertain about getting your CDL certification from TDI, check out some of these spectacular benefits that our Florida driving school has to offer. 

Comprehensive CDL Training with TDI

There are definitely a few great advantages of getting your CDL training with TDI. As one of the most comprehensive truck driving schools in Florida, TDI brings their students a lot more than a few lesson plans. For the independent studier, know that it is completely possible to obtain your CDL without a formal plan, but way harder. TDI knows that it’s the truck driving schools in Florida that are leading the charge by handing out efficient CDL training. This level of dedication definitely surpasses studying by yourself and there’s a true difference in the success of our students when compared to others. Keep reading for some of our highlights.

Students who choose TDI never have to worry about whether or not they’re prepared when they walk into that examination room. Of all the truck driving schools in Florida, TDI provides the most comprehensive truck driving education. Our CDL programs easily rival any of our competitors. Don’t believe it? Here are only a few of the great things that TDI brings to the table:

Applied Learning

There’s something to be said for hands-on training. TDI places you inside a commercial vehicle to teach you how to properly maneuver your own big truck. It is possible to acquire the most advanced driving skills, from night driving to off road to off-set backing. When you start your career as a truck driver, you will spend hours on the road. At TDI, we want to instill the techniques used by the best drivers in our students. With acres of training space, students can practice their off-road driving on a safe driving range. With TDI, you’ll come to understand that in one of the finest truck driving schools in Florida, learning is best done with your hands.

Knowledgeable Instructors

TDI teachers bring a supportive and knowledgeable staff into your work life. With a combination of hands-on and applied training, our knowledgeable instructors are with their students every step of the way. In preparation for the CDL exam, our instructors offer educational lessons that include mechanical facts, inspection information, and much more. Inside the tdi classrooms, students will tackle weight scales, cargo claims, and other information vital to walking into the CDL examination room completely prepared. Experienced and educated teachers truly impact the success of our students and provide the confidence you need to take the truck driving industry by storm.   

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Some of the technical information you will learn will include maintaining driver logs, reading maps, trip planning and conducting a pre-trip safety inspection of your vehicle. The hands-on portion of our training program puts you behind the wheel of a full-sized 18 wheeler while you learn shifting techniques, turning maneuvers and safely backing up the vehicle. Once you’ve mastered handling of the tractor trailer forwards and backwards, you’ll be tested on-site for your Florida Class A CDL License!

Want a convenient place to take your CDL exam?

Truck Driver Institute offers outside CDL testing at this location for all students, regardless of their affiliation with TDI.

Our Milton Truck Driving School Location

Our Milton location is conveniently located right off of I-10, just 30 minutes east of Pensacola, Florida, making it easy to commute for your daily CDL training classes.

Don’t Live In the Milton Area?
Many of our students live out of the area but still choose our Florida truck driving schools because of the high-quality training and established partnerships with major carriers throughout the United States. 

Jon and Tammy Walker

Tennessee truck driving schoolTruck Driver Institute was the best choice for us. TDI allowed us to explore all carriers opportunities. The instructors were top notch, caring supportive and patient. We would recommend TDI to anyone interested in a career in the trucking industry.

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Our Milton, FL Truck Driving School Location

5750 E. Milton Road
Milton, FL 32583
United States (US)
Phone: 1-800-848-7364

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*For Post 9/11 GI Bill® (Ch 33) students and VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Ch 31) students, our tuition policy complies with 38 USC 3679(e) which means Post 9/11 and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment students will not be charged or otherwise penalized due to a delay in VA tuition and fee payments.  For eligibility consideration, a Post 9/11 GI Bill® student must submit a VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE) and a Vocational Rehabilitation Student must provide a VAF 28-1905 form. Students must provide school with a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) prior to beginning class, but not later than the first day of training. A print screen of Statement of Benefits page will be accepted in lieu of COE and verification of benefits will be required.  Please see 38 USC 3679(e) for complete details. GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at
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