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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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    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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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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. […]

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    Once you’ve passed your CDL program, you’re ready to start gaining the experience you need to build your career! Did you know that there are additional tests you can take to get endorsements on your CDL? We’ve compiled some of the ways in which you can enhance your CDL qualifications.

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    Companies are always hiring for professional CDL truck drivers. If you’ve always been interested in trucking or just want a career to support your family without going to a university, this may be the right place for you. However, before you can begin working you must have training and pass your licensing exam. We have […]

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    Before you begin on the path to becoming an oversize load driver, you will want to enroll in trucking school. This will help you be more successful and comfortable hauling an oversize load. There are some basic regulations that apply to people who wish to become an oversize load driver. However, each state’s department of […]

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    When it comes to CDL drug testing, there are some things you need to know. For example, you need to know why the industry requires truck driving drug tests. You also want to know the rules that you must follow. Having this information makes it easier for you to remain compliant and protect your CDL.

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    Although it might be tempting to answer an ad for free truck driving school, it isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Legitimate CDL training doesn’t require you to jump through hoops in exchange for complimentary instruction. In fact, it’s the complete opposite. CDL training gives you the tools that you need to drive a […]