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How You and Your Truck Can Survive the Summer Heat

Apex CDL hopes that everyone had a safe and fun holiday earlier this month! Kansas City has been in the steady 90s all July without an end in sight. Surviving the summer heat is no joke. As we enter August, keep these tips in mind to keep you and your truck performing well despite the heat.  […]

By |July 23rd, 2018|Truck driving|0 Comments

Why Do Some Areas Ban Jake Brakes?

Have you ever seen a sign in your travels that says “No Engine Brakes” or “No Jake Brakes”? For anyone who doesn’t drive a commercial vehicle, these signs can be confusing. What are Jake brakes and why are they so disliked?  […]

By |July 16th, 2018|Truck driving, Trucking Industry|0 Comments

How Does a New Driver Find Truck Loads?

Once you get your CDL and have finished getting all your certifications, you’ll need to find a load. This won’t be a huge issue if you work for a company that dispatches you on a job, but it’s imperative for owner-operators to be able to quickly find truck loads to haul. So how do independent truckers find loads to haul? […]

By |July 9th, 2018|Truck driving, Trucking Industry|0 Comments

10 Entertaining Podcasts for Truck Drivers

There are a number of ways to keep yourself entertained on the road, but songs and audiobooks grow stale after the first 1,000 miles. Why not try following some podcasts? We’ve found 10 podcasts that come highly recommended for truck drivers. Check our list and see if any catch your ear!  […]

By |July 2nd, 2018|Night Driving, Truck driving|0 Comments

More Than a CDL: Endorsements and Restrictions

Once you’ve passed your CDL program, you’re ready to start gaining the experience you need to build your career! Did you know that there are additional tests you can take to get endorsements on your CDL? We’ve compiled some of the ways in which you can enhance your CDL qualifications. […]

By |June 25th, 2018|CDL Testing, CDL Training|0 Comments

Three Ways to Practice Self-Care on the Road

A truck driver’s life seems glamorous to outsiders, but we know it’s hard to take care of yourself on the road. Long hours and long drives take their toll on your body and mind. Follow these simple tips to practice self-care on the move.  […]

By |June 18th, 2018|Truck driving|0 Comments

You Shouldn’t Miss These 2018 Trucking Conventions

Trucking conventions are designed to bring drivers and business owners together to discuss the trucking industry and how it is evolving. Even though 2018 is almost half over, there are still some great conventions coming up this year that you shouldn’t miss.  […]

By |June 11th, 2018|CDL Training, Truck driving, Trucking Industry|0 Comments

Sights to See: Southwest United States

The U.S. Southwest has some of the most awe-inspiring sights you’ll see on the road. This desert region stretches across Arizona and New Mexico, over to West Texas and up to Nevada and Utah! After the humidity of a Midwest summer, the dry beauty of the Southwest may be just what the doctor ordered.  […]

By |June 4th, 2018|Sightseeing, Truck driving|0 Comments

Be Prepared for the 2018 International Roadcheck

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is checking the compliance of commercial vehicles and their drivers. This year’s International Roadcheck will take place from June 5 to June 7 across continental North America. Here’s what you need to know: […]

By |May 28th, 2018|Truck driving|0 Comments

Staying Healthy on the Job: Loading Dock Safety

Taking care of yourself on the road includes being safe when you reach your destination. Loading docks are a busy place and there are many potential hazards. Staying safe on the job is an important component of staying happy and healthy in the trucking industry. […]

By |May 21st, 2018|Truck driving|0 Comments