Driving Directions:From Interstate 81 take Virginia Exit 14 (Abingdon) just north of Bristol.Turn right at the end of the exit. (If you are coming north from Tennessee the exit automatically goes to the right.)Go to the second red light and turn right onto Lee Hwy/US 11. This is a "T" intersection and you will have to turn right or left.Go to the second red light and turn left onto US19 N/Alt. 58 W. You will see Walgreens on your right and CVS(Rite Aid) on your left at this lightGo approximately 12 miles until you enter Russell County you will pass a Dodge Dealership on your Right go about 1/2 to 1 mile and you will see a Valero gas station on your Right.This is Hansonville.Turn right into the parking lot of the Valero gas station, go to the back of the gas station parking lot and you will see our driveway that turns down the hill, we are the last blue building on the hill 

Accommodations: Tri-County Driving Academy is located within minutes of the various lodging.

Tri-County Driving Academy/Skill Center was established in 1996 by D. Carter McGlothlin.

The organization started out as a school for Class "A" CDL instruction. Over the years the Center has grown into a school that now includes training for Heavy Equipment Operators and Diesel Mechanics/Heavy Truck Maintenance. The school provides personal training to each student. 


Our instructors are certified in their fields and offer the needed "one on one" assistance to make sure that our students are ready to pursue their career before completing their training.

All of our classes are fully equipped with up to date training materials to provide sufficient training in your area of interest. We also provide informational materials along with brochures to anyone inquiring about our school. Our staff is always helpful and ready to offer assistance with training and lodging. We can also direct you to the right person who can offer financial assistance. We can be contacted by phone or email.

With the growing need for qualified tractor trailer drivers, heavy equipment operators and Diesel Mechanic, we can point you in the right direction to get you started in the industry. We assist with job placement in all areas.

Give us a call so that we can get your career started today


About our school



P.O. Box 2109/1714 US Hwy 19, Lebanon VA 24266 US