CAREER TRAINING RESOURCES

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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    Redefining the Transportation Industry

    Originally Posted: September 8th. 2016 Typically, trucking is seen as a male profession. However, more and more women see the benefits of driving a truck. In 2015, 5.8 percent of the 3.4 million U.S. truck drivers were women, compared to 4.6 percent in 2010 and that number is only expected to rise. Confronting a shortfall of […]

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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 […]

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    Quality Kansas City CDL Training

    Earn Your CDL Today! If you’ve come across this blog, you’re probably doing research on Kansas City truck driving schools and wondering “Why should I choose Apex?” Simple. If you are looking for the very best school that can provide you with the skills you need to be successful in the commercial trucking industry, then […]

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    Learn About How Apex Got It's Start

    How Did Apex Become the Best Kansas City Truck Driving School? Jeff Steinberg, Director of Education and President of Apex CDL Institute, explains the “backwards” way he entered the industry of truck driver education. Steinberg noticed, after years of owning a trucking company, that there were a lot of skills that his drivers lacked. He […]