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.

  • Only a Few Weeks and You're on Your Way to a Trucking Career

    Apex CDL Institute offers a 4-week CDL training course to help potential commercial truck drivers get on the road. The course gives students the skills that are necessary to pass their Class A CDL learner’s permit and the Class A CDL skills test. The program requires hard work and dedication but can be completed in […]

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    Quality Kansas City CDL Training

    Earn Your CDL Today! If you’ve come across this blog, you’re probably doing research on Kansas City truck driving schools and wondering “Why should I choose Apex?” Simple. If you are looking for the very best school that can provide you with the skills you need to be successful in the commercial trucking industry, then […]

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    Learn About How Apex Got It's Start

    Jeff Steinberg, Director of Education and President of Apex CDL Institute, explains the “backwards” way he entered the industry of truck driver education. Steinberg noticed, after years of owning a trucking company, that there were a lot of skills that his drivers lacked. He used that knowledge to give prospective truck drivers the information and […]

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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 […]

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    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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    Signs That Your School Might Not be Right for Youl

    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 […]

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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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    Trucking conventions are designed to bring drivers and business owners together to discuss the trucking industry and how it is evolving. Even though 2018 is almost half over, there are still some great conventions coming up this year that you shouldn’t miss.