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.

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    Learn How Trucking Is Helping the Environment

    As trucking continues to evolve and adapt in the future new, greener technologies will come to the forefront and will be adopted. These changes will affect everyone in the industry and can improve trucking for drivers and the environment. Modern Trucks The most frequent changes in trucking are to the trucks. We are seeing newer […]

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    Contract Training vs. CDL School Explained

    What is Contract CDL Training? Contract Training is an option for students who are willing to sign an employment contract with a motor carrier in exchange for going into their CDL training program. Students can choose this option instead of going through CDL training at a CDL school, like Apex CDL Institute. With contract training, […]

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    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 […]