Our History

Greta Nord speaking at a job fair.

Greta Nord speaking at a job fair.

 
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Our training programs stress safe and efficient operation of various types or equipment. We emphasize thorough knowledge of Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations.

Western Pacific Truck School is the only truck driving school to be honored with the California Trucking Association’s Fleet Safety Award. We were presented with the Outstanding Business Partner Award in May 2003 by the Central Valley Opportunity Center in recognition of our care and service to our clients.

 
 

since 1977

Western Pacific Truck School was started in 1977. Founding member Greta Nord helped build a successful company and one of the longest operating truck schools in California. Since its founding in 1977, more than 20,000 students have successfully completed training at Western Pacific Truck School. Greta was also a founding member of the Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA), the largest association of commercial truck driving schools in the world.

Western Pacific Truck School is a private institution and has approval to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means that the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended). It is owned and operated by Nordic Enterprises, Inc.

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One of our early training vehicles.

One of our early training vehicles.