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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

    Updated March 10, 2021 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 around […]

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    What to consider when deciding

    If you’ve ever considered a truck driving school as an option, there are some things you’ll want to know before choosing where to go to get your training. If you’re offered a contract with a company in exchange for free schooling, beware. There are a lot of truck driving schools out there that legitimately care […]

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    Benefits you should consider when searching for a career

    Truck driving as a second career is a popular choice when it comes to those reaching retirement age. There is a shortage of drivers in the industry, so a job isn’t hard to find, and the easy and accessible training process makes this a very appealing career track. There are numerous benefits for adults, whether […]

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    Staying healthy can lead to more production and a better experience

    A truck driver spends a great deal of time away from family, sitting behind the wheel for several hours at a time. A lifestyle such as this can lead to unhealthy physical and mental habits that prolong negative health issues. Truck drivers can take action to ensure they stay happy and healthy while on the […]

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    Why Apex is the right choice for you

    Going into 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 outrageous fees, have terrible retention rates, and don’t set their students out on a path for success. […]

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    The trucking industry is essential for everyday life

    As the economy improves, the demand for goods and merchandise rises, and as a result, more truck drivers are needed to transport the supply chains. The Facts According to the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, heavy and tractor-trailer truck driving jobs are projected to increase 11 percent from 2012 to 2022. The […]