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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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    2019 Trucking Industry Breakdown

    As we roll into the new year, we want to keep our students and graduates updated on what possible changes they can expect in the new year. A truck driver that stays on top of industry trends has a better chance of keeping ahead of the curve and coming out on top. 

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    Prepare Yourself for Larger Truckloads

    For some, the idea of driving a large commercial vehicle is completely terrifying. For CDL drivers, however, a big truck is part of the job. What do you do when you also have to worry about oversize cargo? An oversize load can include farm equipment, bulldozers, cranes, prefabricated homes, and much more. What can you […]

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    Hack Your Way into Being a Productive Trucker

    When you finish your CDL training and you’re out on the road, you want to make sure you’re the best driver you can be. Try some of these “life hacks” to improve your efficiency and please your customers – and your company! 

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    Common Fallacies About a Truck Driving Career

    Truck driving can be a lucrative and fulfilling career but a negative perception exists that the truck driving industry attracts only people who are uneducated and desperate. This idea is too often perpetuated by pop culture, with greasy truck drivers being the norm whenever people of this profession. However, many of the things you may […]

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    Take Your CDL Test at Apex's Facility

    Getting a CDL license is a monumental step towards a new truck driving career. Before you get that CDL license, however, it’s essential to pass a rigorous test. Many prospective commercial drivers use the DMV or a similar government office to take their test, but there might be some good reasons for choosing a third-party […]

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    What You Can Expect When Entering the Trucking Industry

    There are some situations in the trucking industry that may seem strange to outsiders but are commonplace for drivers. These little things may seem like a shock when you start driving commercially, but you’ll learn to adapt as your career advances. We’ll break down five culture shocks and discuss how you can tackle them so […]