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Meet Our Instructors

The supporting staff and instructors at New Sound Trucking School are one of our greatest assets! They are leaders in the field, and are eager to share their knowledge and experience with students. By introducing you to our staff and instructors, we hope to give you the opportunity to learn more about us!

Val Karcha
Val Karcha
Owner/ Commercial Truck Driving Instructor

As one of the owners, Val Karcha has been in the trucking industry for more than 20 years and has the accomplishments that only a small percentage of people have experienced. He now brings his expertise to provide driver training to enable students to obtain a Class A Commercial Drivers License and have a career as a professional truck driver in the transportation industry.

D.J. Humphress
D.J. Humphress
Commercial Truck Driving Instructor

D.J. have been working in trucking industry for many years and knows everything from diesel mechanics to company operations. D. J. enjoys working with new students and helping them overcome challenges during their CDL training. He encourages all students to stay positive and learn from their mistakes.

Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
Commercial Truck Driving Instructor

Matthew Williams has been a truck driver/owner operator for more than 10 years, understands the demands placed on today’s truck drivers and has keen insight into the skills necessary to excel at the job. Matthew enjoys his time as a CDL training instructor at NSTS and loves to see his students succeed.

Michael Svoboda
Michael Svoboda
Owner/ School Administrator

As the owner and School Administraor for NSTS, Michael is excited to help those entering the trucking industry and seeing them become successful in a new career. He always advises students to make sure safety is their number-one priority while driving. Michael is directly involved with our students and oversees the day-to-day process that makes our training such a success.

CDL TRAINING PROGRAMS

CDL Driver Training Programs

CDL Class A
$ 3800
4 Weeks
  • 160-Hour Class
  • 4 weeks
  • Theory Orientation
  • FMCSA Rules & Regulations
  • Yard Skills
  • Pre-Trip Inspection
  • In Cab Inspection
  • Classroom Readiness/Trip Planing, Log Book, Accident Reporting
  • Drive
  • Review
  • Bonus Advanced Truck Driving Techniques
CDL Class B
$ 2800
4 Weeks
  • 80-Hour Class
  • 2 Weeks
  • Theory Orientation
  • Operations of straight trucks
  • Pre-Trip Inspection
  • In Cab Inspection
  • Air Brakes
  • Drive
  • Review
  • Bonus Advanced Truck Driving Techniques
CDL Refresher Course
$ 1,700
4 Weeks
  • 40 Hours
  • 2 Weeks
  • Customized for each student based on their skill level.
Advanced Trucking 101
$ 10,000
4 Weeks
  • Coming Soon

New Sound Truck Driving School is regarded as the top-rated truck driving school in Washington for our emphasis on education, hands-on training, and job placement. We take pride in our proficient teaching methods and are even more proud of our accomplished students. Through our comprehensive CDL training, we thoroughly prepare our students for the road no matter what lies ahead.

If you have never driven a straight truck or tractor-trailer before, it may seem straightforward. Actually, CDL training is a comprehensive educational program that covers many different aspects of safely navigating a tractor trailer around the country. New Sound Truck Driving School offers a variety of CDL driver training programs, from basic road test preparation and refresher courses, to extensive career programs. Our programs give students a “hands-on” familiarity with the equipment that transportation companies use, and the professional skills and confidence that employers recognize and value.

We have a convenient location for our truck driving school near Tacoma, WA. Our Tacoma Truck Driving School is centered in between several major cities. Whether you’re searching for a truck driving school near me or a CDL truck driving school near me, our Tacoma location is right around the block. We’re always excited to share our expertise and knowledge of proper truck driving etiquette regardless of where our students are from.

Deciding to begin a new career in trucking can be intimidating if you don’t have the proper training, when you graduate from NSTS Truck Driving School, you don’t just walk away with your CDL but with the knowledge of our experienced instructors.

If you’re ready to start an exciting career in professional transportation services, then enroll with NSTS Truck Driving School, one of the best trucking schools in Washington. Our CDL school has professional instructors with years of commercial truck driving experience. Although our courses are in English, we offer multi-language support for Spanish, Russian, and Ukrainian students. With just 160 training hours in our truck driving school, you could be on your way to making up to $70,000 a year. Ask about our Job Placement opportunities and we will help you start a successful driving career in the trucking industry.

Are you ready to start your CDL training with us? Contact us today to get started!


Call Us Today to Get Started

Ready for a more exciting career? Ready to go places? Ready to make more money?

Call 253-210-0505 to find out how soon you can get started. One of our advisors will walk you through the process of obtaining your CDL and explain how we can help you become a professional truck driver.

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