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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    Come join us and see what opportunities truck driving can provide

    If you are interested in a new career driving trucks or are a seasoned driver looking for new routes, please come join us at the Apex CDL career fair on October 20th. The event will take place at our driving school, located at 6801 State Ave, Kansas City, KS from 11 am-1 pm!

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    The more practice you have the more you will stand out to employers

    Before starting a career as a CDL truck driver, there a few things you need to know about what you will learn during your training. For those eager to jump in, the first thing to be aware of is that the age requirement for intra-state driving is 18 and inter-state is 21 years old.

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    Mobile apps can make life on the road much easier

    Driving apps help new truck drivers meet increased regulations, answer the requests of demanding customers, and fill shortages in companies with fewer employees. A recent study by uShip discovered that many owner-operators use their phones in place of laptops because mobile devices are more convenient. They’re able to access driving apps and communicate with loved […]

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    The future of truck driving shouldn't deter you from the present

    With self-driving trucks in the works, what does that mean for truck driver jobs? Will men and women lose their careers because of technology? How does it work when there are other tasks involved in hauling freight besides driving?

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    Why you should consider a truck driving career

    There’s a shortage of almost 80,000 truckers in the U.S., reports American Trucking Associations. With truck driving demand at an all-time high, this presents an ideal opportunity to choose a truck driving school for a career. Many excellent job opportunities are out there, and truck driving is an industry that’s here to stay. WHY TRUCK […]

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    Why testing is important in maintaining your CDL

    When it comes to CDL drug testing, there are some things you need to know. For example, you need to know why the industry requires truck driving drug tests, according to Section 391 of the Federal Motor Carrier’s Safety Regulation Handbook.  In addition, you also want to know the rules that you must follow to […]