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Keep an Eye on These Industry Updates for 2019

As we roll into the new year, we want to keep our students and graduates updated on what possible changes they can expect in the new year. A truck driver that stays on top of industry trends has a better chance of keeping ahead of the curve and coming out on top.  […]

By |December 31st, 2018|Truck driving|0 Comments

Hauling Oversize Loads? Make Sure You’re Prepared!

For some, the idea of driving a large commercial vehicle is completely terrifying. For CDL drivers, however, a big truck is part of the job. What do you do when you also have to worry about oversize cargo? An oversize load can include farm equipment, bulldozers, cranes, prefabricated homes, and much more. What can you do as a driver to make sure your cargo and the drivers around you stay safe? […]

By |December 24th, 2018|Truck driving, Trucking Industry|0 Comments

Truckers: Put These Gifts on Your Christmas List!

As truckers, we know that you spend so much time in your vehicle that it can start to feel like home. Add some comfortable touches to your cab this holiday season. Whether you have friends in the trucking industry or a relative that’s still asking you for gift ideas, we can help!  […]

By |December 17th, 2018|Truck driving|0 Comments

Truck Drivers: Improve Your Efficiency with These Time-Saving Habits

When you finish your CDL training and you’re out on the road, you want to make sure you’re the best driver you can be. Try some of these “life hacks” to improve your efficiency and please your customers – and your company!  […]

By |December 10th, 2018|Truck driving|0 Comments

Four Common Misconceptions about a Career in Truck Driving

Truck driving can be a lucrative and fulfilling career but a negative perception exists that the truck driving industry attracts only people who are uneducated and desperate. This idea is too often perpetuated by pop culture, with greasy truck drivers being the norm whenever people of this profession. However, many of the things you may think you know about truck driving are really myths. […]

By |November 26th, 2018|Truck driving, Trucking Industry|0 Comments

Why Choose a Third-Party Testing Facility for Your CDL Test

Getting a CDL license is a monumental step towards a new truck driving career. Before you get that CDL license, however, it’s essential to pass a rigorous test. Many prospective commercial drivers use the DMV or a similar government office to take their test, but there might be some good reasons for choosing a third-party testing facility instead. […]

By |November 19th, 2018|CDL Testing|0 Comments

Five Major Lifestyle Changes You Can Expect as a Truck Driver

There are some situations in the trucking industry that may seem strange to outsiders but are commonplace for drivers. These little things may seem like a shock when you start driving commercially, but you’ll learn to adapt as your career advances. We’ll break down five culture shocks and discuss how you can tackle them so that you can focus on being the best CDL driver you can be.
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By |November 12th, 2018|CDL Training, Truck driving, Trucking Industry|0 Comments

What Kind of Careers are Available for Truck Drivers?

Many people mistakenly think that trucking careers are only available for people who want to spend long hours on the road. What they don’t realize is that truck driving is not simply defined by one kind of job. There are plenty of career opportunities for aspiring truck drivers; let’s explore some of those options.
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By |November 5th, 2018|Truck driving, Trucking Industry|0 Comments

10 More Podcasts for Truck Drivers

In July, we brought you a list of some of the best podcasts for long-haul drivers. Podcasts are a great way to keep your mind active and sharp when you’re on the road. Whether you’re a fan of mystery, sports, humor, or news, there’s a podcast out there for everyone!  […]

By |October 22nd, 2018|Night Driving, Truck driving|0 Comments

No Matter Where You Travel, Find the Best Truck Stop!

Truck stops are the long-distance driver’s best friend. Since highways and interstates first began connecting the country, truck stops have been a beacon in the distance. If you’re looking for a place to refuel, grab a bite to eat, or catch a quick nap, here’s where you can find some of the best truck stops in the country.  […]

By |October 15th, 2018|Truck driving, Truck Stop|0 Comments