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Preparing for your Classroom CDL Training – Apex CDL

Getting your CDL at Apex is a 3-week course. The second two weeks of the training will have you out in the yard and behind the wheel. The first course is spent in the classroom. This classroom training is vital to giving you the basic knowledge you need to be a good truck driver. Some […]

By |October 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TRUCK DRIVING THE HEALTHY WAY

Regularly going on long drives is a quick way to build unhealthy habits. However, new information is found daily on ways to protect your health in any profession. Being a truck driver can be a profitable career, but you don’t need to sacrifice your health to do it. Consider these tips for maintaining a healthy […]

By |September 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

STAYING SAFE ON LONG DRIVES

Driving can be dangerous, even when you’re a good driver. This is especially true when it comes to long drives. Follow these tips From Apex CDL Training Institute to stay safe on the road.

Don’t drink and drive. No matter how often you’ve heard this, it bears repeating. The consequences of drunk driving can be […]

By |August 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ENJOYING LIFE ON THE ROAD: TRUCK DRIVERS GUIDE

Having a career on the road can be challenging for new truck drivers. Learning how to enjoy the journey is a practice that even seasoned veterans sometimes struggle to remember.

Quick Tips for New Truckers

1. Make friends with the dispatcher. This is a simple, straightforward tip. When someone else has control of your load, make sure […]

By |July 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

BENEFITS OF A TRUCK DRIVING SCHOOL

Most drivers learned to drive at around the age of 15 or 16 through the instruction of a parent or guardian. Many learned the rules of the road from taking a driver’s education course and had to drive for a certain number of hours with a licensed driving instructor. For commercial truck drivers, the situation […]

By |June 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WHY TRUCK DRIVING CAN BE A GREAT CAREER CHANGE

Not everyone dreams of working in an office. For a man or woman who loves to drive, becoming a truck driver may be the perfect calling. Many men and women have built solid careers as truck drivers, and there is plenty of job security. Truck driving is a great way to be adventurous and travel […]

By |May 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CDL TRAINING: WHERE DO I START?

At Apex CDL Institute, we hear questions about the trucking industry every day. People ask us about all types of things related to trucking, but there are some questions we hear the most often. People want to know how to get started in the trucking industry. They want to know how they get the process […]

By |February 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manual Transmission Restrictions on your CDL – CDL Training

When considering where to get your Class A CDL training, make sure the school or training program you choose uses manual transmissions.

Per the FMCSA, if you test on an automatic equipped vehicle, you get an restriction on your license that prohibits you from driving a truck with a manual transmission. CDL restrictions severely limit your career […]

By |January 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TRUCK DRIVING IS NOT JUST A MANS WORLD ANYMORE!

With the increase in drivers needed in the transportation industry over the past decade, it is no wonder that many trucking driving training schools and delivery companies turn their sights towards hiring women as well as men.

With the change in work place conditions, professionalism, increased safety at truck terminals and truck stops along with better […]

By |November 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Keeping Your CDL License

If you plan on being a commercial truck driver, then you need to get used to the idea that your commercial driver’s license is the most valuable tool you own for making money. You need to protect it like the money making asset it is. To think of it another way, if you raised thoroughbred […]

By |November 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments