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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

3 Signs of the Right Truck Driving School

A career in truck driving is a great path that more people are choosing. Selecting the right truck driving school can be essential for your success. Unfortunately, there are some schools that try to take advantage of their students. They charge high entrance fees, have horrible graduation rates, and make no guarantee of future success. There are several signs you need to keep in mind to ensure that you make the right choice when choosing your truck driving school. Here’s the test we recommend to ensure you’re selecting the right school for you!

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By |August 6th, 2018|CDL Testing, CDL Training, Truck driving|0 Comments

How You and Your Truck Can Survive the Summer Heat

Apex CDL hopes that everyone had a safe and fun holiday earlier this month! Kansas City has been in the steady 90s all July without an end in sight. Surviving the summer heat is no joke. As we enter August, keep these tips in mind to keep you and your truck performing well despite the heat.  […]

By |July 23rd, 2018|Truck driving|0 Comments

Why Do Some Areas Ban Jake Brakes?

Have you ever seen a sign in your travels that says “No Engine Brakes” or “No Jake Brakes”? For anyone who doesn’t drive a commercial vehicle, these signs can be confusing. What are Jake brakes and why are they so disliked?  […]

By |July 16th, 2018|Truck driving, Trucking Industry|0 Comments

How Does a New Driver Find Truck Loads?

Once you get your CDL and have finished getting all your certifications, you’ll need to find a load. This won’t be a huge issue if you work for a company that dispatches you on a job, but it’s imperative for owner-operators to be able to quickly find truck loads to haul. So how do independent truckers find loads to haul? […]

By |July 9th, 2018|Truck driving, Trucking Industry|0 Comments

10 Entertaining Podcasts for Truck Drivers

There are a number of ways to keep yourself entertained on the road, but songs and audiobooks grow stale after the first 1,000 miles. Why not try following some podcasts? We’ve found 10 podcasts that come highly recommended for truck drivers. Check our list and see if any catch your ear!  […]

By |July 2nd, 2018|Night Driving, Truck driving|0 Comments