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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    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, resulting in more truck drivers being 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 by 4 percent from 2021 to 2031. The transport […]

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    Getting a CDL makes you a versatile driver

    For some people, the life of a trucker sounds romantic: always roaming from place to place, spending the days and weeks driving across the country, seeing different scenery every day, and living out of your truck. If you want to become a truck driver, you must first get your commercial driver’s license. Even if you […]

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    Being prepared can lead to safer driving

    Driving can be dangerous, even when you’re a good driver. This is especially true when it comes to long drives. Follow these tips From Apex CDL Training Institute to stay safe on the road. Don’t drink and drive. No matter how often you’ve heard this, it bears repeating. The consequences of drunk driving can be […]

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    A better life on the road can lead to a more enjoyable time

    Having a career on the road can be challenging for new truck drivers. Learning how to enjoy the journey is a practice that even seasoned veterans sometimes struggle to remember. Quick Tips for New Truckers Make friends with the dispatcher. This is a simple, straightforward tip. When someone else has control of your load, make […]

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    Why choose Apex over a contract training company

    Most drivers learned to drive at around the age of 15 or 16 through the instruction of a parent or guardian. Many learned the rules of the road from taking a driver’s education course and had to drive for a certain number of hours with a licensed driving instructor. For commercial truck drivers, the situation […]