Providing Exceptional CDL Training Courses

At Lovett’s Trucking Academy, we help individuals in Southeast Texas start a rewarding career in the trucking business. We have experienced instructors and offer extensive programs that will prepare you for the road.

Our Curriculum

We have class A training, B to A upgrades, and courses for preparation for the commercial learner's permit (CLP). Our academy also provides endorsement of theory training. 



Complete each module of the Online ELDT Class A or Class B Theory Courses whenever and wherever (even from your phone) and pass your quizzes with an 80% score to earn your certificate.

Behind-the-Wheel Range

Behind-the-Wheel Range

In this program, you will get to test your trucking knowledge through application. Areas we’ll cover include controls, parking, and inspections.

Behind-the-Wheel Public Road

Behind-the-Wheel Public Road

We train our students to drive safely. Driving a truck themselves helps them familiarize the vehicle and apply what they learned.

Theory Training

This course is what you need to obtain your CDL and comprises the following DOT-prescribed subjects:

  • Backing and Docking
  • Basic Controls
  • Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Designation Orientation Control Systems/ Dashboard
  • Distracted Driving
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Environmental Compliance Issues
  • External Communications
  • Extreme Driving Conditions
  • Fatigue and Wellness Awareness
  • Handling and Documenting Cargo
  • Human Trafficking
  • Identification and Diagnosis of Malfunctions
  • Jackknifing and Other Emergencies
  • Maintenance Hours of Service Requirements
  • Medical Requirements
  • Night Operations
  • Perception Shifting/Operating Transmissions
  • Post-Crash Procedures
  • Pre and Post-Trip Inspections
  • Railroad-Highway Grade Crossings
  • Roadside Inspections
  • Skid Control/Recovery
  • Space Management
  • Speed Management
  • Trip Planning
  • Visual Search Communications
  • Whistleblower/Coercion Hazard

Behind-the-Wheel Training

You can count on us to provide you with superb behind-the-wheel training. This program includes the following topics:

  • 45/90 Degree Off-Set Backing
  • Blind Side Parallel Parking
  • Driving Range Training
  • Extreme Driving Conditions
  • Hazard Perception
  • Hours of Service (HOS) Requirements
  • Jackknifing and Other Emergencies
  • Night Operation
  • Parallel Parking
  • Pre, en Route, and Post-Trip Inspections
  • Public Road Training
  • Railroad Highway Grade Crossing
  • Safe Driver Behavior
  • Shifting/Transmission Communications/Signaling
  • Sight Side Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Skid Control/Recovery
  • Speed and Space Management
  • Straight Line Backing
  • Vehicle Controls
  • Visual Search

Truck Rental

Our school rents our automatic commercial vehicles too students for road test purposes.

We're Here To Help

For any questions or concerns, get in touch with us now. We look forward to helping you enjoy success as a truck driver.