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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

Truck Driving and Skin Health

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 […]

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

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


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


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


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


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


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