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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    List of the Best Stops in Nebraska

    Is your truck route taking you through Nebraska soon? The more rural states are, the more difficult it can be to find a nice truck stop to grab something to eat and relax for a little while. Below are the five top-rated truck and travel stops across Nebraska.

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    An Introduction to the Boom of the Trucking Industry

    In the years beyond 1920, rural roads were the first of many improvements that lead to the spread of business. This was when mom and pop local stores began using the new trucking technologies available to spread their business outwards.

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    Rules and Regulations Surrounding Driving Laws

    Every state has different laws regarding left lane driving. Typically, the left lane is supposed to be clear except to pass, unless there is a specified carpool lane there. These laws are not widely enforced and often times we try to use the lane to pass and get stuck behind a granny going 50. So, […]

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    Our Top picks for Music on the Road

    After 40 years, there are hundreds of trucking songs out there to choose from. The following list of the most famous trucking songs (in no particular order) has been assembled for a little bit of company on your next long route.

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    How the Trucking Industry Began

    Prior to 1900, the large majority of freight transported over land was carried by trains along railroads. As you can guess, trains were highly efficient at moving large amounts of freight, however, they could only deliver that freight to centralized urban centers. The products were then further distributed by horse-drawn transport.

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    Top Picks for Kansas

    Kansas can be a very long and tedious drive, especially if you are headed west. You’ll definitely need to take quite a few stops to make it through, so why not stop at the highest rated truck stops in the state? Below are five excellent places to fuel up and take a little break.