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.

  • Truck Driver Shaking Hands

    A Guide to Careers in the Transportation Industry

    Many people mistakenly think that trucking careers are only available for people who want to spend long hours on the road. What they don’t realize is that truck driving is not simply defined by one kind of job. There are plenty of career opportunities for aspiring truck drivers; let’s explore some of those options.

  • 10 More Podcast for Truck Drivers

    What to Listen to While on Behind the Wheel

    In July, we brought you a list of some of the best podcasts for long-haul drivers. Podcasts are a great way to keep your mind active and sharp when you’re on the road. Whether you’re a fan of mystery, sports, humor, or news, there’s a podcast out there for everyone! 

  • Red truck in front of sunset

    Finding the Best Truck Stops

    Truck stops are the long-distance driver’s best friend. Since highways and interstates first began connecting the country, truck stops have been a beacon in the distance. If you’re looking for a place to refuel, grab a bite to eat, or catch a quick nap, here’s where you can find some of the best truck stops in […]

  • Standing by Your First Employer

    Imagine: you’ve just gotten your first driving job with a company and you’re excited to start building your career! You’re already making your five and ten-year plans, and none of them involve staying with your current company for more than a year. You wouldn’t be alone; many new drivers move on to “greener pastures” after their […]

  • Red truck parked in front of blue sky

    Trucking needs YOU

    Our nation depends on the trucking industry. In the next few years, many long-haul drivers will be retiring or simply leaving for new careers. While automated vehicles will help fill the gaps in some areas, it won’t solve the problem entirely. We desperately need drivers in the trucking industry; will you answer the call?

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    Why having a Physical done is crucial for Drivers

    Congrats! You have joined drivers across the country who have found their calling in the trucking industry. You passed your training and the driving test, so you’re all set, right? Not exactly. There are still a few things you need to see to before you get in the driver’s seat of a commercial vehicle. One […]