CAREER TRAINING RESOURCES

Helpful Information About Truck Driving Careers

Check out this selection of articles below to learn more about career choices and how to prepare for in-demand job opportunities.

  • Only a Few Weeks and You're on Your Way to a Trucking Career

    Apex CDL Institute offers a 4-week CDL training course to help potential commercial truck drivers get on the road. The course gives students the skills that are necessary to pass their Class A CDL learner’s permit and the Class A CDL skills test. The program requires hard work and dedication but can be completed in […]

  • Apex CDL Institute's Kansas City Location

    Quality Kansas City CDL Training

    Earn Your CDL Today! If you’ve come across this blog, you’re probably doing research on Kansas City truck driving schools and wondering “Why should I choose Apex?” Simple. If you are looking for the very best school that can provide you with the skills you need to be successful in the commercial trucking industry, then […]

  • Quality Kansas City Truck Driving School

    Learn About How Apex Got It's Start

    Jeff Steinberg, Director of Education and President of Apex CDL Institute, explains the “backwards” way he entered the industry of truck driver education. Steinberg noticed, after years of owning a trucking company, that there were a lot of skills that his drivers lacked. He used that knowledge to give prospective truck drivers the information and […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    A photo of Bill McElligott, a 69 year old man who worked as a truck driver for almost 30 years, was released in 2012 and has since become famous. The photo shows how the sun damaged the skin on one half of his face – the side that was always facing the window as he […]