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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

New Drivers: Stick with Your Starter Company!

Imagine: you’ve just gotten your first driving job with a company and you’re excited to start building your career! You’re already making your five and ten-year plans, and none of them involve staying with your current company for more than a year. You wouldn’t be alone; many new drivers move on to “greener pastures” after their first year. But what if you decided to stick with your starter company past that initial year?
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By |October 8th, 2018|CDL Testing, Truck driving, Trucking Industry|0 Comments

The Trucking Industry is Facing a Major Shortage: How You Can Help

Our nation depends on the trucking industry. In the next few years, many long-haul drivers will be retiring or simply leaving for new careers. While automated vehicles will help fill the gaps in some areas, it won’t solve the problem entirely. We desperately need drivers in the trucking industry; will you answer the call?
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By |October 1st, 2018|CDL Training, Truck driving|0 Comments

Stay Out of Trouble by Staying Off Your Phone

We all know that texting and driving is extremely dangerous, but did you know CDL drivers can be penalized for even holding a mobile phone? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is cracking down on drivers who use mobile devices while driving. Make sure you’re in compliance with the new regulations.  […]

By |September 24th, 2018|Truck driving|0 Comments

Physical Exams are a Must for CDL Drivers

Congrats! You have joined drivers across the country who have found their calling in the trucking industry. You passed your training and the driving test, so you’re all set, right? Not exactly. There are still a few things you need to see to before you get in the driver’s seat of a commercial vehicle. One of those things is a DOT physical to guarantee that your health is good and you’re safe to be on the road.  […]

By |September 17th, 2018|CDL Testing|0 Comments

Warning Signs Your CDL School Might Not be The One

A career in truck driving can be a great move — but only if you go to the right truck driving school. Unfortunately, there are many schools out there that take advantage of their students, charge ridiculous fees, have terrible retention rates, and don’t set their students out on a path to success.  Here’s how to pick the right truck driving school:

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By |September 10th, 2018|CDL Training|0 Comments

Sights to See: Southeast United States

Did you know that the Southeast United States, also known as the Deep South, hosts some of the most historic cities and landmarks in the nation? The next time your route takes you down south, make sure you swing by these beautiful landmarks!  […]

By |September 3rd, 2018|Sightseeing, Truck driving|0 Comments

The Best Mobile Apps for Truck Drivers

The trucking industry is becoming more and more technical. We’re not just talking about automated trucking. Truck drivers rely on their smartphones and mobile apps to help them plan routes, log miles and find a place to sleep. Here are some mobile apps that will make your life on the road a little easier.  […]

By |August 27th, 2018|Truck driving, Trucking Industry|0 Comments

5 Things to Keep in Mind Before Taking Your Dog on the Road

If you love your dog, traveling with your furry friend may seem like a dream come true.  There are a few things you should know before you and your pup hit the open road.  […]

By |August 20th, 2018|Truck driving, Trucking Industry|0 Comments

Retirees: Have You Considered Truck Driving?

Did you know that roughly 70% of workers plan to find a second career after they retire? Many people choose to work after they leave their first career for financial reasons. However, there is also a large number of people who choose to keep working to keep their mind sharp. Truck driving can be a great second career option! Find out the benefits of working as a commercial truck driver and get started with Apex CDL today!  […]

By |August 13th, 2018|CDL Testing, CDL Training, Truck driving|0 Comments