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DOT to Expand Federal Drug Testing Panel

The DOT is amending its Federal drug testing program to include four Schedule II Opioid drugs. […]

By |July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|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

Common Misconceptions About Truck Driving as a Career

Kids are often drawn to the idea of truck driving, but their enthusiasm wanes as they get older. The perception that truck driving attracts people who are uneducated, dirty and slightly uncouth takes hold, and this idea is cemented by the entertainment industry. However, many of these truck driving perceptions are really misconceptions. […]

By |July 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is 3rd Party CDL Testing?

Before being granted a commercial driver’s license, or CDL, it’s necessary to undergo CDL testing. Often, tests are performed at a 3rd party CDL testing facility. This CDL testing is one of the final steps to entering a commercial driving career. […]

By |July 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top Apps for Truck Drivers While on the Road

Technology as Roadside Assistance
If you drive a truck for a living, any tool you have access to becomes a valuable resource for you while on the road. That can be said about smartphones and tablets as well as the apps designed for these types of devices. When it comes to being useful on the road, the following applications provide guidance and entertainment. […]

By |July 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Signs You’re in the Wrong Truck Driving School

Going into a career in truck driving can be a great move — but only if you go to the right truck driving school. Unfortunately, there are many schools out there that take advantage of their students, charge outrageous fees, have terrible retention rates, and don’t set their students out on a path for success. If you’ve enrolled in a truck driving school but are worried if you’ve made the right choice, there are several signs to watch out for. Here’s how to pick the right truck driving school:

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By |June 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Truck Driving School graduates have options.

Most peoples aversion to attending a truck driving school to become a truck driver is the fact that they do not want to go out over the road and drive long haul. For some people their family commitments simply will not allow it. Being gone weeks at a time certainly can prove to be difficult […]

By |December 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Future of Truck Driving Careers

As the economy improves, the demand for goods and merchandise rises, and as a result, more truck drivers are needed to transport the supply chains.

The Facts

According to the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, heavy and tractor-trailer truck driving jobs are projected to increase 11 percent from 2012 to 2022.

The transport industry is […]

By |January 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Benefits of Getting Your CDL

For some people, the life of a trucker sounds romantic: always roaming from place to place, spending the days and weeks driving across the country, seeing different scenery every day, and living out of your truck. If you want to become a truck driver, you must first get your commercial drivers license. Even if you […]

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