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.

  • Group of blue 18-wheelers prepping for trucking trends

    Breaking down the top trends drivers and the industry will see this year!

    With the new year in full swing, it’s important to see what topics and trends will be expected for the trucking industry, as well as the logistics and supply chain industries alike. Along with the expected topics of driver shortage and pay increases, there are some new ones to consider. For example, the new Entry-Level […]

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    Prepare to Manage America’s Weather

    When training at Apex CDL Institute, drivers will be prepared to handle their trucks in most situations while on the road. However, many times, a driver’s first experience with unpredictable weather will be while they are on the road. That is why it’s important for students to learn about different types of road conditions truck […]

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    How Your Skills Can Help You Transition

    Making the transition from the military to regular, civilian life can be difficult for some. It requires a change in your lifestyle and can be hard to step back into. Many military veterans don’t have a plan after returning from duty and don’t know where to start to begin their new life. Finding a career […]

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    Join your friends or family in a team driving career

    Have you ever wondered what it would like to be a team driver? Many times husbands and wives or friends in the trucking industry will team up for their route journeys. Many drivers hauling loads for larger carriers also prefer this arrangement. The arrangement involves quite a lot of time spent together in a small […]

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    Tracks to Tires: A New Career Path

    As you go about your work each day, you think of the future and what you want and need for yourself and your family. It can only take one day to knock you off your tracks. In this case, quite literally. The 2020 Union Pacific layoff at Neff Yard in Kansas City, Missouri is one […]

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    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 […]