Truck driving

Four Common Misconceptions About Truck Driving

The number of truck drivers in the past few years has declined. This decline could be in part because of some common misconceptions about the job. Whether people believe they won’t make much money for the family time the need to give up or if they think they just won’t be able to cut it — we are setting the record straight. […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Truck driving|0 Comments

Balance Your Work & Life As a Truck Driver

Maintaining a healthy and balanced body and mind, as well as relationships, is essential to having the best work experience. If you go into a trucking career with unhealthy relationships or a bad mental state then the situation will only worsen. Long hours driving alone will make you overthink the bad things instead of looking forward to the good. […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Truck driving|0 Comments

Long-Haul Truck Driving: Career & Lifestyle

A long-haul truck driving career is a lifestyle, not just a job. It’s something that many people aren’t cut out for, which is why this type of work is readily available. Companies all over the country are always looking for drivers. There are never enough truckers to fill the needs of businesses that use these services to get freight from one location to the next.

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By |December 7th, 2016|Truck driving|0 Comments

Lucrative Positions in the Trucking Industry

Right now there is a shortage of truck drivers in the U.S. This shortage is causing many trucking jobs to become very lucrative career options. However, not all of them are the safest of jobs. If you have the skills and enthusiasm to start a new career path, truck driving is worth it.

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By |November 30th, 2016|Truck driving|0 Comments

Women Truck Drivers

Typically, trucking is seen as a male profession. However, more and more women see the benefits of driving a truck. In 2015, 5.8 percent of the 3.4 million U.S. truck drivers were women, compared to the 4.6 percent in 2010. This number is expected to rise steadily over the next few years, as there is always a need for drivers.

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By |November 18th, 2016|CDL Training, Truck driving|0 Comments

Truck Driving As a Second Career

The Kansas City area has lots of great opportunities for a truck driving career, whether you are looking for long distance travel routes or to be home at the end of the day. Either option will provide you continued employment and an excellent salary.

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By |November 4th, 2016|Truck driving, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Trucker’s Diet: What’s Wrong & How to Eat Right

It is too easy to grab a quick and easy fast food meal or load up on fattening snacks and drinks at stops. The greasy and sugary foods may fuel you up and keep your eyes open but just as quickly they will have you crashing and in need of more. All you need to eat healthy is a little self-awareness and tips to point you in the right direction.

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By |October 26th, 2016|Truck driving, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Truck Driver’s Career Fair

If you are interested in a new career driving trucks or are a seasoned driver looking for new routes, please come join us at the Apex CDL career fair on October 20th. The event will take place at our driving school, located at 6801 State Ave, Kansas City, KS from 11am-1pm! […]

By |October 17th, 2016|Truck driving|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About CDL Training

Before starting a career as a CDL truck driver, there a few things you need to know about what you will learn during your training. For those eager to jump in, the first thing to be aware of is that the age requirement for intra-state driving is 18 and inter-state is 21 years old.

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By |October 11th, 2016|CDL Training, Truck driving|0 Comments

Essential Apps for New Truck Drivers

Driving apps help new truck drivers meet increased regulations, answer the requests of demanding customers, and fill shortages in companies with fewer employees. A recent study by uShip discovered that many owner-operators use their phones in place of laptops because the mobile devices are more convenient. They’re able to access driving apps and communicate with loved ones and colleagues on Facebook and Twitter. […]

By |October 5th, 2016|Truck driving|0 Comments