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“I had a wonderful time here at Katlaw. As a teacher, everyone was willing to work with me on finishing the program around my busy lifestyle.
I also had an awesome driving instructor! Ask for Helen, she’s the best!! Thanks for everything Katlaw.”
Walter Davis, III
“I enjoyed the class. The instructor had knowledge along with stories that lightened the mood. We had a lot of fun.
Mike & Helen are excellent instructors. I enjoyed working with both of them. Each of them had different knowledge that helped me understand and be able to get my license.
I highly recommend Katlaw to anyone that wants to go into the trucking industry.”
Robin S. Tolver
“I want to thank Katlaw for all of their help. The staff is great and second to none.
This is a career change for me and I tried another school first before coming here and almost gave up on being truck driver.
But with the help of my teacher, Wes who took his time an answered all questions I made it through.
This school cares about you and not your money.”
“The recruiters, staff and instructors at Katlaw were all great! I was there to get retrained because I hadn’t driven a tractor/trailer in 6 years.
I am totally confident after my training to apply for a job. I even understand things I never really understood when I drove the tractor/trailer 6 years ago.
They also help with job placement. Thanks so much Katlaw!”
Beverly Lynn Strange
“”I had a great time with all the personnel at Katlaw. Classroom training was to the point and clear.
Instructor Wes, Mike and Dan are full of information and knowledge. Office personnel was friendly and helpful.”
Randy A. Hill
“My experience at Katlaw was GREAT! I would recommend this school to anyone wanting to obtain their CDLs.
I would like to thank April and Misty for getting me enrolled and handling all the paperwork. I would also like to thank my instructors,
William Johnson and Dan Odum for their patience, instruction and guidance to prepare me for passing the CDL test.
I will now have a career to provide for my family. THANKS TO ALL OF YOU!!!”
“Overall, I had a good, positive experience. All staff and instructors were cordial and helpful. The training was intense but I passed my test with high scores.
My instructors, William and Ernest were completely professional at all times, very knowledgeable about truck driving and instilled confidence in my abilities to succeed in the classroom, yard and on my test.”
“Everyone at Katlaw was extremely helpful and attentive to helping me achieve my CDL. Special thanks to Gary for not giving up on me. Thank you all!”
“Katlaw runs a very professional, ethical and thorough training program. Everyone there works toward your goal to obtain your CDL by providing all of the tools and knowledge needed.
All one needs to do is apply themselves. The facilities, offices and classrooms are excellent at the Threadmill building. The staff is very professional and knowledgeable and the office manager is spectacular!
I would recommend Katlaw Driving School anytime.”
Jefferson D. Durden
“My driver instructor was Wesley Kilgore. His teaching skills from 1 to 100 is a 100 plus. Hands down I think he is the best instructor at Katlaw. I was glad I had him as my instructor.
I am glad I picked Katlaw as my school because they are well known and respected in the industry.”
“Thank you Katlaw for everything you have done for me. I went in not knowing anything about driving a truck and came out with my license.
I’m thoroughly happy I chose your school to train me. The driving experience of my instructors (Dan Odum and William Johnson) and the helpfulness of my counselor (Dave Belmont) was top notch.
They are the reason for my success and for me receiving job offers by the time I graduated. My hat goes off to the Katlaw team and a special thanks for helping me fulfill my dream of a new career.”
Danny McKee(TOP DOG)
“Katlaw training is a wonderful school to attend to get you ready for a great career in truck driving.
My trainer, Dan Odum prepared me and my classmates with real world experiences and proper driving techniques. This school gets 5 stars from me!”
“Katlaw is a great place to train for CDL. I was and still am impressed with their highly trained and professional instructors.
The whole Katlaw staff was great to me during my stay at their school. So I say thanks to the entire Katlaw family!”
“This is a very good school and the instructors were very professional. They really made sure that you understand what they were teaching.
If you didn’t, they would explain it in a way you would. Everyone here is so nice, thank you all!”
L.M Hicks, III
“I want to say that I am very happy with my experience with training at Katlaw Truck Driving School. Everybody was very kind and ready to help with any problem I had.
Special thanks to my trainer Dan Odum.”
“I Jim Harrison was completely satisfied with the whole experience with Katlaw. From the start with Jennifer was helpful with my financing and any questions that I had early on.
My instructor was the best I could have asked for. He was very patient and knowledgeable, I couldn’t have asked for a better instructor, thanks for Mr. Dan Odum.”
“If you’re serious about getting into this industry, Katlaw is a great place to learn. Everyone here tried their best to get you where you want to be.
The classroom time was very informative while being fun. The on the road training was very well done and the trainers do everything to make sure you understand the truck and learn to drive it safely.
This school is not for everyone, but it’s a great fit for those who want this career.”
Jose Pacheco (top dog)
“I want to start out by thanking Mike and his patience. The staff was so helpful in every aspect of the training program and they worked with me when I had scheduling issues.
If anyone is ever interested in obtaining a CDL, I would highly recommend Katlaw.”
Sean P. Lamb
“Thank you Katlaw! The entire staff at Katlaw was very knowledgeable in every aspect of the trucking industry.
Most importantly they were able to communicate that knowledge to us, the students using very effective teaching techniques.
I would like to thank the staff and instructors for preparing me to get my commercial drivers license. A special thanks to William and Mike for their diligence and patience!
I would recommend Katlaw to anyone seeking to learn how to drive an 18 wheeler.”
“I had a very good learning experience here at Katlaw. Teachers are very good and make it very easy to learn and understand.
Everyone was very nice and I had a good experience.”
“First of all I would like to thank Jeff, Misty and April for giving me the opportunity to attend Katlaw. You all have been very helpful as well as patient.
I also want to thank Jeff and Misty for giving us the overtime the last two days. A special thanks to Gary and Dan for all the training, I learned a lot from them.
They were very patient and understanding.”
“At 55 years old, I was trying to find a career that would not be as physical as the construction industry.
After 1 ½ years of being either under or over qualified for several positions that I applied for, I was about to stop looking.
On a Monday I was reading the Sunday paper job section and saw an ad for Katlaw Driving School. I called and talked to Jennifer,
a career advisor, came to visit the school on that Wednesday and started driving school the following Monday.
On October 31st, I started school and on November 18th I graduated with a diploma, CDL Class A license and a job offer from Werner Enterprises.
I spent a year and a half looking for a job that took a career advisor and experienced instructors only 3 weeks to achieve.
I am completely satisfied with everyone’s thoughtfulness, ability, and courtesy at Katlaw. I am sure that they will continue to help all their students as they have helped me.”
“I truly enjoyed my experience with Katlaw. The driving instructors were easy to get along with and were very helpful. All instruction was clear and easy to understand.
What I liked most was how everything in the instructions were laid out in an easy to understand format.
All of the other staff were friendly. My instructor Wes did an excellent job.”
“I had a very good experience at Katlaw. This course is a lot to learn in 3 weeks,
but a good classroom experience with William helped and a good experience with Wes in the truck helped, both teachers cared about how we did and explained very well the things we needed to learn.
Overall, I had a good experience, learned a lot, passed the course with a top grade and had an easy time with my CDL test.”
“I had a great time and experience at the school. I would like to especially “thank” Dan Odum for his help and professionalism . The whole staff was wonderful.
I’d also like to thank William and Wes. I would recommend Katlaw to anyone interested in a professional driving career.””
James L. Bush (Top Dog)
“Never thought I would or could drive a big rig, but Katlaw taught me how.
Everyone was very nice, but Dan Odum was the best. I would recommend him and Katlaw to anyone looking to drive a big truck.
Again, thanks and keep truckin.!”
Calvin S. Rascoe, Jr
“William was a wonderful instructor and Helen was a fantastic instructor as well. Thank you so much Katlaw!”
“The instructors here at Katlaw are great! They are very thorough in what they teach you.
I would highly recommend this school if you are interested in becoming a truck driver.
I am very satisfied with my experience here at Katlaw.”
“I enjoyed the professional yet friendly attitude of all the instructors.
All of my instructors were extremely knowledgeable and had insight into the job field I was interested in.”
“My experience with Katlaw was amazing. From the very beginning when I came to open house everyone was extremely courteous.
Being unemployed and trying a start a new career is hard enough but everyone at Katlaw made a seamless transition for me.
I was afraid about how I was going to learn everything about a truck in three weeks but the training provided is very thorough and this was money well spent.”
“I have played many sports and have had numbers of coaches and instructors, that takes a special type of person, one that enjoys seeing others excel.
I found that here at Katlaw and hope that others will too.”
“I’m very satisfied with the training I received at Katlaw. The staff and instructors are knowledgeable and professional.
The training is detail oriented and precise if I had to do it all over again, Katlaw would be the driving school I choose first.”
“Classroom training with William was excellent. He was thorough and very detailed.
He also had a lot of patience. Class was fast paced but by the book! Yard training with Helen was excellent as well.
She was patient with the students if they needed help and was kind and polite the whole time.”
“I had a great time during my 3 weeks at Katlaw. Everyone from Misty to Jennifer and especially my instructor Wes was great. He taught me everything I needed to know to get my license.
Couldn’t have made a better choice. Thanks to everyone.”
“My experience at Katlaw was awesome!! The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The instructors are professional and knowledgeable.
My instructor, Dan Odum is patient, dedicated, knowledgeable and extremely easy to understand. Overall I am extremely satisfied with my training and the services at Katlaw.
I definitely recommend training at Katlaw.”
“Katlaw is a Class Organization. In three weeks, I’ve learned to straight line, off set (both sides), parallel park (both sides) and alley dock.
My classroom teacher was William who made the learning a new experience fun and enjoyable however, explain the seriousness of handling an 80,000 lb weapon of mass destruction.
Helen taught the skill portion. (She was) very patient, informative and a stickler for following procedures. My overall experience was awesome. Dave and everyone kept it a pleasant experience.
I recommend anyone to go to Katlaw.”
“It is actually possible to teach an old dog new tricks. Having had no experience in the trucking industry, Katlaw and their excellent staff managed to educate me enough to get my CDL license at the age of 63.
Hats off to Misty, Gary, Mike and Brian. Also Kudos to April.”
“My experience at Katlaw has been a real life changing experience. The instructional program is second to none.
I was referred to Katlaw by 4 past students that recently graduated and gave excellent reviews on this school.
I personally would like to thank Dan Odum which was my instructor. He is the best instructor I’ve ever seen and comes highly recommended by friends that have all completed this course at Katlaw.
Everyone says that “Dan Odum is the best and you’re lucky to have him.” Thanks Katlaw for this life changing experience.”
“On August 25, 2011, I enrolled in the Katlaw Truck Driving School.
On September 23, 2011, I had completed my 3 weeks of instruction and training and passed the state test for my Class A CDL and was issued my new license.
I found the school to be highly professional in every phase. I was also contacted by several big name trucking companies to employ me as advertised. I highly recommend this school!”
“My experience with Katlaw was one of the best and the most exciting times I've ever had learning.
The instructors here are very patient and take their time teaching you the proper way to drive a commercial vehicle.
Their knowledge passed down to me helped me successfully achieve my goal of getting my license, I will forever be grateful for the knowledge.”
“My experience at Katlaw couldn’t have been better. The 160 hour course prepared me for my new career which Katlaw’s recruiters helped me to find.
I came to the school with a reasonable amount of experience but still gained a lot from my time in the school.
All my thanks to William and Brian for their instruction (and incredible patience) and Jennifer for finding me my new job.”
“Katlaw Driving School is the place to go if you are lost and trying to find your way back into the express lane.
Even if you’re a novice driver the good people at Katlaw will provide you with the tools and attitude you need to become a better person and driver.
Going to Katlaw Driving School is the best decision I’ve made in a long time.”
“The entire Katlaw experience was great. From pre-registration to graduation I was motivated and pushed to succeed.
The front office and recruiting staff were more than helpful with red tape of the process. And finally, the instructors were thorough, motivating and patient.
It almost didn’t feel like school but more of family. I recommend Katlaw to anyone.”
“Could not have picked a better school. From the front desk to the teachers inside and outside. Everybody knew what they were talking about and they did what was needed so that you would understand.
“Katlaw is a great commercial truck driving school and their staff and instructors are awesome. They teach you exactly what you need to be tested on (final skill and writing test).
My instructor Dan Odum is a highly spirited person. He built my spirit throughout the training. To me, it’s one of the best schools in the southeast!”
“My experience at Katlaw has been fantastic to say the least. I feel that at Katlaw I received the best possible education to become a transportation professional.
The office staff is wonderful, Misty made all the paperwork and documentation process flow effortlessly. Ed gave us great advice from the beginning and gave us the information that made everything possible.
Our class instructor, William Johnson was great he is a well spring of knowledge as well as entertaining. Dave our recruiter has been very helpful with helping us to decide which company would be best for us.
Our backing and road instructor Dan Odum is probably one of the most knowledgeable gentlemen in the transportation industry, he is glad to share and teach others.
Also Dan is patient and kind in his teaching style which makes learning fun and easy. My advice to anyone that really wants to learn how to be a real operator of an 18-wheeler, GOTO KATLAW!!! Thanks guys!”
Wesley (Top Dog) Kitchens
“Very impressed with the professionalism and exceptional training skills. The final test was a breeze after doing this course.
William went over everything and I aced all written exams. I paid out of pocket for this course and it’s the best purchase I’ve made in years.”
“I had wonderful instructors at Katlaw; Helen, Mike & William. Many times throughout my three weeks of training at Katlaw I wanted to give up and thought I just couldn’t do it.
I previously had never even been able to drive a stick shift car and the thought of 10 gears, double clutching a semi terrified me.
The task ahead seemed unrealistic for someone who knows nothing about clutches or changing gears. At the end of the three weeks I passed my CDL exam, YEAH!
Your instructors accomplished the impossible... Teaching me how to change gears period. The all did a great job! They also encouraged me the whole process and never let me give up on myself.”
“It was a great time, I learned a lot . Gary was a great teacher, William a great class teacher.
Enjoyed the people around, very patient and willing to work with you.”
“My time at Katlaw was great. They have a great and friendly staff. From training with William to field training with Dan, I can’t thank them enough.
Everyone in the office was great too and very helpful with Misty, April & Dave, I can’t thank them enough!
They don’t know how much this meant to me. I would recommend this school to anyone, it was great, I loved it!”
Philip C. Starcher
“The three week experience I had with Katlaw was nothing less than outstanding.
Jennifer who was my Career Advisor sold me to Katlaw compared to other schools in my area that charged more and recruited less.
William did an outstanding job with educating me about the basic administrative environment.
Dan who was my yard trainer taught me more about hands-on truck driving than I could imagine.
I’ll be starting orientation with a flat-bed company this week and want to credit Jennifer, William and Dan.”
“Katlaw has some of the most experienced and knowledgeable people in the trucking industry.
They are able to teach and train you even if you have never driven a truck before.”
“The experience and professionalism of the personnel at this school is excellent. All of the driving instructors led by Jeff Hallmark: Dan,
Gary, Gene and especially Mike Wells and Helen Spear did a fantastic job to ensure the students were trained safely and efficiently in order to get their CDL.
The classroom sessions led by William Johnson laid a solid foundation for the students to get their AP license and get them ready for the driving yard and beyond.
Office Manager, Misty Longieliere effectively administered all applications and other paperwork for the students. Jennifer Fowler, and April did a tremendous job and the most amazing Career Advisor,
Dave Belmont, is a great asset to this school (even if he does shop at Garden Ridge for office decorations).”
Robert Lee Gudger
"My experience with Katlaw was wonderful. All the instructors were very helpful and encouraging. Thanks to Katlaw and its wonderful people.
I now have my Class A CDL and can get a job. Thank you soooo much Katlaw! Special thanks to Helen and Gene, I will miss you!"
“The staff at Katlaw are very professional and friendly. From the first day they work towards getting you employment on the road.
If you are serious about truck driving, you will accomplish your goal at Katlaw.”
“Wonderful being enrolled here! The instructors were very clear and professional, made the classroom easy to understand the material.
The work in the yard with the trucks was exciting to me which made learning easier. Loved it.”
"Katlaw is WONDERFUL!! My instructors Mike (classroom) and Helen (truck) were extremely thorough in explaining everything I needed to know in order to successfully obtain my CDLA license.
Thank you Katlaw! I am already suggesting you to anyone that is out of work or looking for a change."
“Super, great experience! Everyone I met at Katlaw was very professional and helpful. Thanks again to the entire staff.”
“My experience with Katlaw is outstanding. This school has taught me so much that I can’t begin to explain.
My mind would not let me believe that I could drive and handle such a large and powerful truck.
After the first day my confidence was like night and day. So much experience from the instructors made Katlaw part of my family.
You owe it to yourself to come or you will hear the horror stories from other students at different schools when you test at the DDS.”
Douglas G. Collins
“My experience at Katlaw was simply awesome. The staff was very helpful and the instructors very knowledgeable. Before I came to Katlaw I had never driven anything with a stick.
They taught me to drive a stick vehicle in three weeks. When you pass your DDS test, Katlaw goes as far as assisting you with a job. They allow companies and drivers to talk to you.
They not only teach you but they care enough about their students to follow up on their progress and success. I would recommend Katlaw to anyone interested in driving a truck.”
“I enjoyed my learning experience here at Katlaw. My classroom experience with William was great, one of the best teachers I’ve ever had. His teaching techniques makes it very easy to learn the CDL handbook.
The two week experience with Helen was also great. She was very helpful in teaching me how to handle an 18 wheeler. My overall experience here at Katlaw was great and I would tell everyone that would listen.
Aleisha was great also answering my questions I may have had. She has plenty of jobs to choose from in my first week of class which was great.”
"My experience here at Katlaw was wonderful. The instructors are all dedicated, committed and caring to all students, and not only to the ones to whom they are assigned to.
Thank you especially to Gary and Gene who made a profound difference in my life. The school went above and beyond expectations with students on an individual basis, to ensure I had the best possible chance of passing my state test.
Everyone learns at a different pace and patience by the instructors is the key to success. I knew nothing at all about commercial driving my first day here, but have learned much more in my three weeks here with Gary and Gene than I had in the past fifteen years.
Thank you Katlaw for preparing me for a rewarding career. I will recommend you to anyone interested in a commercial driving career."
Thomas J. Cotter
"Katlaw has been a wonderful experience. The three week course is committed to having all students learn all the necessary driving skills needed to operate a tractor-trailer.
The instructors are patient and very knowledgeable about what they are teaching."
"After becoming intersted in attending truck driving school, I did research on several institutes and found Katlaw to be one of the very best.
The learning that is done the first week in the classroom to prepare you to receive the CDL permit is very simple.
My instructor Mike Wells out on the yard was very knowledgeable in all his years of trucking experience and was excellent in training me in everything needed to become a successful trucker myself.
I will definitely be recommending Katlaw to others that want to enter this career."
"I had a really great time at Katlaw! the in class instructor, William was the BEST!
He made everything plain and easy even for me, being a 1st timer with learning disabilities. Helen my in truck instructor was the most caring, supportive, patient person in the whole world!!
I could not have asked for a better time here! Both were great and helped me so much I passed my written and driving test the 1st time with flying colors!
Keep up the Good Work!!!"
"Going to a school with knowledgeable staff and caring instructors gave me the confidence that I needed to be successful in my career choice.
Highly recommend anyone who wants to attend a school where they can leave there feeling like they will gain more than ever for their future.
Guaranteed to come in with a feeling of hope and uncertainty and leave a true winner."
Cory L Coles
"The training I received at Katlaw was very helpful. I had a great time and the teachers will take their time to help with any problems that you have.
I highly recommend Katlaw TDS, it was a great experience."
Dwayne Samples (TOP DAWG!)
"I couldn’t be more pleased with the training I received at Katlaw. The instructors and staff go all out to help you obtain your goals.
I would recommend Katlaw to anyone who wants to learn not only how to drive but also about the industry."
"Attending Katlaw Truck Driving School was one of the best things I've done. My recruiter Aleisha was very helpful.
She sat there and answered all the questions I asked her and I had a lot of them. My instructor Wesley Kilgore did an outstanding job.
That guy has patience like no other. The way he trains makes you want to come back for more. He makes it fun and we learned a lot at the same time.
My teacher William teaches very well, he breaks it down for you and by the time you get in the field its like you know everything all you have to do is drive.
Overall, Katlaw is a great school. They can turn nobody into somebody in 3 weeks. I highly recommend this school, it should be your first choice."
"Katlaw Trucking School is OUTSTANDING!!! From the 1st day and the days after graduation. The staff is wonderful, just like family.
At the front desk is Misty, she'll help you like no one else will. My recruiter Aleisha is the best as well was my classroom instructor William.
Then my driving instructor Wesley, what can I say……. The BEST!!! Just like everyone else being there for you he makes sure that by the time you leave school it felt like you had been driving for years.
I did my research on truck driving schools and this was the best and I can now say that it is the BEST!!!...Thank you Katlaw"
"Katlaw Truck Driving School is definitely a very comprehensive, easy to follow course of study.
From the classroom to the in-cab, the leadership and knowledge demonstrated by the staff and instructors is impeccable.
I feel like my success in the industry has been predicated by the success of Katlaw Truck Driving School....Hammer Down!!"
Chris Smith (TOP DOG!)
"My experience at Katlaw was great. I would like to thank William for the week in the classroom, my helpful recruiter,
April and last the one I cant thank enough my driving instructor Dan Odum. He kept me calm when I was nervous wreck. Thanks a million Dan could have not done it without you."
Jason Jones (TOP DOG!)
"Having driven in the military and acting as a vehicle trainer for my unit, I thought I knew a lot about driving a tractor-trailer.
During my time with Katlaw, I did learn much more information that I wished I had been taught in the militray driving course.
Katlaw staff is highly professional and dedicated to helping you obtain your CDL. I am very happy with my decision to get my training at Katlaw."
I have had a tremendous experience here at Katlaw Driving School. The information was detailed and delivered in a professional manner.
William had great delivery in the time that he had with us and in a week, I took information that was new to me and passed my permit written test.
Wes knew how to convey driving a combination vehicle skills to new-comers and had me ready in 9 days. Mike then took a retest canidate and added to my knowledge and this gave me confidence,
which is what I needed to become a licensed professional driver. Thanks to all."
"This is a fantastic school. Anyone considering a truck driving school needs to check out Katlaw.
I thoroughly enjoyed my 3 weeks there. There were many times that I doubted my abilities to learn to drive but I passed my DMV test first try.
My instructor, Dan Odum is an awesome person and an awesome instructor. When I had my doubts, he was always there to encourage me and took extra time to help me.
My team mates in the truck, David and Jimmie were great and helped me a great deal. Thank you so much Dan and for believing in me."
"My experience at Katlaw was great. The classroom teacher is the best and he gives you what you need to pass the test. If you follow his instructions you will pass.
The instructors in the yard are also great. They will give you the skills you will need to pass the driving test. Thumbs up to Katlaw and all their instructors.
Anybody who wants to get into trucking, there is only one place to go-KATLAW! Need I say more?..."
Cliff M. Malcolm (TOP DOG)
"First of all I would like to say that my experience at Katlaw was a positive one.
Although I came here as an experienced driver, I learned quite a bit of information. The instructors and the staff were very professional and cautious.
If you put in the work, then the course works for you. Listen and pay attention and you will do very well. Thanks Katlaw!!!"
George A. Delaney
"I came to Katlaw with no prior experience driving a tractor/trailer. The instructors were very patient and a pleasure to work with.
Everyone at Katalw made you feel like it was a pleasure to have you there. I feel that with the training I received from Katlaw in the classroom and behind the wheel, I am very prepared to drive for any company.
Thanks Katlaw, you have put my life on a different path."
"Katlaw is a great school. The staff is friendly and kind. The instructors are patient and positive.
This was three great weeks of fun and learning. I never thought I would be able to drive a tractor trailer until I came to Katlaw."
"Katlaw Trucking made my dreams come true to obtain my CDL Class A License. The experience was great and my trainer, Mike made a mountain a mole hill.
I'm positive I'll be the best I can be as a trucker based on the training I received here at Katlaw. Thanks guys"
"I had a great time at Katalw and it was a great learning experience. The part I enjoyed the most was the training I got behind the wheel.
Wes is a great instructor and he made learning a fun experience. He never lost his cool and made sure we learned everything we needed to learn in order to pass our driving test.
Katlaw helped me get my CDL my first try and now I'm on my way to starting a new career. Thanks to everyone at Katlaw!"
"I had a lot of fun going to school here. It was a positive enviorment and I had a good time while learning.
The instructor had good teaching methods and strategies to get me where I needed to be. As long as you have a willingness to learn and try your best, you will graduate from this school."
"My experience with Katlaw during school was a very positive experience. The instructors are very personal and have a very deep pool of knowledge as well as a real commitment to the students.
The whole time that I attended, I felt like a part of a team with a common goal to be a well informed and prepared truck driver.
I would easily recommend anyone interested in obtaining their CDL license."
"Katlaw was a wonderful experience. It has supplied me with the foundation needed for me to start a wonderful and exciting career.
Thank you for your teachings and patience!"
"My experience with Katlaw Driving School was a very good one. The office personell were very polite and very helpful with any problems or issues you might have.
The instructors were very patient and very knowledgeable about teaching to drive a truck. My particular instructor would see you getting frustrated or nervous and stop you and make you take a deep breath or make you step away for a moment so you could gather yourself.
If he saw you having problems and he might even tell you a joke to remove you from the problem for a second or two. All the employees at Katlaw should be proud of the job that they do there because they are making the highways safer for us truck drivers and the people around us.
I'm happy to say that you guys are able to teach an old dog new tricks....Thanks Katlaw for all your help!"
"I was amazed at what I could accomplilsh with the precise training methods I was taught by Katlaw. The DDS requirements can be met if you follow the training methods.
My written and driving test were easily passed by listening and executing the skills taught. I would recommend this school to anyone regardless of experience if you want to obtain a CDL."
"Since this was my first experience at a truck driving school, the one word that best describes the school is "Professional".
From the recruiter (April), the class instructor (William), the truck driving instructor (Dan) all the way to the receptionist (Misty) everyone was great.
I would definitely recommend Katlaw to anyone who wants to learn to drive trucks."
"My experience was a very good one. I actually enjoyed everyday in training-from the classroom to the yard.
I made the statement several times to my classmates that I'm going to miss school when its over and they all agreed.
We had a lot of fun and I would recommend Katlaw to everyone. If you think you can't do it, they will make sure you can.
They can teach anyone to drive a truck-believe me I know!"
"Great experience. Mike Wells is an excellent instructor. If I had to do it all over again, it would be with Mike in truck 103.
Last but not least, William Johnson, Misty and Aleisha Coffey-Thank you for all your support and help."
"Katlaw is a wonderful truck driving program. The instructors are great, knowledgeable and considerate.
They take the time to explain and show you the proper way to drive a big rig. They are all willing to help and they are friendly."
"During the course at Katlaw, I began to understand how a person even at my age (55) could learn to drive a truck and start a new career.
From the classroom to the yard and then out on the road, the experience was awesome. William in the classroom made sure we understood how important knowing our truck was.
Dan Odum, my trainer in the truck went way above and beyond with patience and explaining every aspect of driving. I cannot say enough good about Dan.
He has given me the tools to start a new life. I am forever in dept to him and Katlaw for my new career. Thank you so very much, I am truly blessed."
"Katlaw was the best! I think William and Gene are both the best at what they do.
They made it a "CDL for Dummies" course in my eyes. I believe they could teach my 4 year old to get his CDL if they had to.
Kudos to them and Katlaw. I received my CDL 1st try and I'm happy!"
"Katlaw is an excellent driver training program with exceptional instructors that are certified by the state and have years of professional experience.
As a former driver, I learned skills and gained valuable insight that was far above my previous experience and skills. The job placement is also exceptional and that was very important at this stage in my life."
"Prior to my training at katlaw, I had never before been in a truck. The first week with William in the classroom was extremely informative.
The next two weeks with Helen was a blast. I am very grateful that she was my trainer. I could not have asked for a more knowledgeable or patient person.
When it came time to test with the DDS, it was nerve wracking but because of Helen's training and preparation I had no trouble passing.
My career counselor, Aleisha Sain(Coffey) was very helpful and effective, she was simply great!"
"I found the training to be thorough and complete. The staff of former drivers who teach offer much more information than you would expect to receive.
I'm glad I came to Katlaw and I would recommend them as a great training school."
"Katlaw was a great experience! The instructors from the classroom to the yard are excellent!
Dan in the yard was really amazing, helpful, kind and told great, real world stories. He had a lot of knowledge to give."
"I had an amazing experience here at Katlaw. All of the instructors were very patient and helpful.
In learning the yard skills, they are right beside you, helping you get through and learn. Thank you Katlaw!"
"The office staff and all the instructors at Katlaw are truly amazing. I started school not knowing squat about a tractor or trailer.
From William in the classroom to ALL the instructors on the yard, I was able to pass my state exams on the first try.
They all went above "the call of duty" with me and the other students to make sure we all had the knowledge and ability to succeed.
Dan, especially, is no less than a phenomenal instructor and I would give him "the fine-toothed comb award" for being so thorough.
Katlaw will always have my respect, appreciation and recommendations."
"It was a great experience. Katlaw was very thorough on their training and very willing to go out of their way to make sure I understood and to help anyway they could to get my CLD's.
I would also like to thank everyone at katlaw that stood behind me during the very off situation during my acutal CDL testing in Dalton. To me it really showed this school stands behind their students 100%.
Thank you to each and everyone of you at Katlaw!"
"William was an excellent classroom instructor. He kept it interesting and made my written test a breeze.
Jimmy had the hard part, teaching me to drive. Even though we didn’t have a football team, this is my school of choice!"
"When I first came to Katlaw I felt good about the staff. They all were so nice, kind and helpful and made our short stay there a lifetime of skills.
I think Katlaw is the best school for CDL training and will tell anybody to choose this school."
"I had fun at Katlaw. When I came here I didn’t know how to drive a stick. But now I can say that I can drive a stick.
Anything is possible if you put your mind to it. This was a big step for me, now I can provide for my family. To me this was like do or die, I had to have this.
I was so mentally drained with all my studying but it paid off. I just want to say thanks to Katlaw. Keep up the good work!"
"Katlaw was wonderful-from the recruiters to the instructors to the front desk.
Everyone had smiles and the instructors are very easy going. They walk through every step with you and they make you feel 100% comfortable even on test day.
And the office help is wonderful, they really go the whole nine yards for each individual."
"Katlaw has been a great experience for me. It gave me the skills I needed to pass my written and road test with great confidence.
The teachers make everything you need to learn easy and straight to the point. If you have the want, you can achieve with ease."
"Katlaw Truck Driving School gave me the tools to succeed in obtaining my CDL.
My driving instructor Dan O. in my opinion is the best around. My hats off to the entire staff here at Katlaw. Thank you ALL."
Michael J. Loewe
“I must say that I would recommend this school highly to everyone I meet.
I am thankful for the professional training. The staff advisor and instructors were the best.”
“Katlaw and “Drive the Guard” program are a perfect match. It is a great program for soldiers out of work trying to learn a new trade.
With Katlaws great instructors and knowledge help achieve that goal. I am going to spread the word that Katlaw is #1 in my book.”
“The classroom experience was very informative and allowed me to pass my permit test on the first attempt.
My driving instructors, Mr. Gene and Mr. Jimmy did an excellent job of instructing which lead to a first time pass on my Class A test.
The school was very accepting to all the National Guard men and did whatever they could to help each one of us succeed.”
“My experience with Katlaw was nothing but positive.
I met a lot of the students with the same goal so they too had a very positive attitude. The instructors were all about helping every student regardless of experience.
My hat comes off to Helen, she is #1 in my book.”
James W Austin
“Katlaw is highly recommended school for truck driving. They have very friendly instructors with patience and understanding the needs of each individual student.
The skill methods work excellent when applied as taught by the instructor. Listen, learn and ask questions and it will be easy to pass the CDL test at the GA DDS.
A special thanks to my trainer Helen who made it a pleasant and productive course. Katlaw is just good, down home people trying to make a living while helping others.”
“I had a wonderful learning experience at Katlaw. The environment is so positive.
The classroom training was great with Gene and his personal experience being expressed throughout the training. Helen was very patient and very good at giving instructions.
She took her time to make sure you get the skills to pass your CDL exam on test day. I would recommend anyone to Katlaw for the training experience, it was great!”
Charles Harris, Jr.
“When I came to Katlaw as a former school teacher, I knew nothing about big trucks or driving any Class A vehicle.
I needed a job but I was nervous about the size of the truck, especially backing. The excellent training I received at Katlaw more than adequately prepared me for my drivers test and future career.
Though I was nervous during the test, I passed both my pre-trip and yard maneuvers with no points deducted. I credit my instructor, Brian for these positive results.”
Timothy E. Miller
“In my view of the training, I feel Katlaw has an outstanding class.
The itinerary of the instruction fits the need. The staff was excellent. The instructors here are very helpful and patient.
I cannot express enough about the assistance I received from Helen. Dan picked up where she left off and continued with brilliant training and professionalism.”
Craig L. Hill
“This is one of the best experiences that I’ve had. The classroom with Gene was great.
Dan is one of the most patient instructors I’ve ever met. I would have not been able to do this without Gene, Dan and the Katlaw staff.
I would recommend Katlaw to anyone!”
“Katlaw Truck Driving School is a class act in the trucking school industry.
The modern office technology used in the classroom lectures not only prepare students for any tests they might take but also educates on being a responsible,
knowledgeable, professional truck driver. The driving instructors at the school are second to none. Their knowledge, passion and patience pours over
into the student and when the time comes for a person to take a skills and driving test, they feel absolutely confident in their ability.
A student leaves the school as a rookie truck driver with more skills than a seasoned vet with their trial and error method.
Finally, none of this would be possible without the recruiters and front office staff. Their hard work and dedication not only gets
people in and out with no problems but places them in their new career as a professional truck driver.”
“Katlaw trainers are professional and passionate about making sure the student is successful.
I came in thinking, how could someone teach you how to drive in 2 weeks? Amazingly, I was driving the first day in the truck. Great job Katlaw!”
“The people at Katlaw TDS were enjoyable and professional.
I have had a Class A CDL for 32 years. When I came out of the class I had a new and exciting change in the way I viewed truck driving.
Thank you all!”
“All I can say about Katlaw is that they are awesome. The trainers are great
and it is a very good school. Thanks!”
“This has been a great experience for me. The instructors are above the bar.
Gene shared his own personal experience and knowledge in the classroom that gives a better view and understanding of the industry.
Helen is more than awesome. She is patient and encouraging. Spending two weeks with her was like with a mentor I have had my whole life.
Our school systems could use teachers like her as well as Brian, Dan and William. Jeff leads them and the program with great insight.
He pulls this all together great.”
C. Danid Adams
“My experience has been positive & a very fun learning experience.
My instructor Dan was very knowledgeable & patient with his driving instruction.
I would recommend this school to anyone who is interested in a CDL school.”
“My experience at Katlaw was great! The classroom & field I learned a lot. The instructors were very knowledgeable,
if they didn’t know the answers they would have you one by the end of the day. Number one driving school in the southeast!”
Leonard W. Davis
“Without a doubt this was money well spent. The classroom was very thorough and prepared me for the DDS written exam.
The driver training was taught by Helen who made it seem so easy. Her training and focus allowed me to learn the truck and pass in Dalton first time with a high score.
The entire staff was a pleasure to work with and I would highly recommend Katlaw to anyone.”
“I will truly truly remember my experience here at Katlaw and will forever be grateful to all here.
I highly rate Katlaw Driving School #1! They believed in me and got me through this. Thank you, Katlaw!"
“My time at Katlaw was well spent. The training was made easy enough where anyone,
anywhere could learn and understand the information given to you.”
“Katlaw has a wonderful training center. I have learned a lot here in the last 3 weeks.
I will definitely recommend Katlaw to anyone looking to start a truck driving career.”
Marcus Jefferson, Jr.
“Attending Katlaw was very helpful in helping me obtain my CDL Class A License.
The entire staff was very nice and always there to help with any questions. They were very thorough with their
instructions and clear to point out your mistakes and help you with fixing them."
“Everyone was very professional and genuine. I have no doubt that Katlaw is the best school in the state.
I really enjoyed my time here. It has given me the confidence to do something I never thought I would be able to do."
“I have had a very positive experience with this school. They worked with me very closely and provided excellent partnership."
“It was great. I was walked through every step of my training, I could ask any question and was shown the right way. My teacher, Helen, was great and took the time to make sure you knew what you were doing. Thanks."
“I have had a lovely time at Katlaw. They help you with any and everything that you need. They are very hands-on and never let you give up. When you think you can’t, they help you find your way.”
“My training was excellent. Dan was a great teacher and really knows his craft. His patience with me really helped me pass the test and I now have a CDL license.”
Brian S. Dougan
“William was very good teaching us he written part of the test. Dan was a very good teacher for the skills & road he was
very knowledgeable & took extra time with the students to work on our weaknesses. I feel I was well prepared for my testing to get my CDL.”
“It was a great training program. The instructors were really helpful and I would recommend this school to any friend.”
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