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.

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    Redefining the Transportation Industry

    Originally Posted: September 8th. 2016 Typically, trucking is seen as a male profession. However, more and more women see the benefits of driving a truck. In 2015, 5.8 percent of the 3.4 million U.S. truck drivers were women, compared to 4.6 percent in 2010 and that number is only expected to rise. Confronting a shortfall of […]

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    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

    How Did Apex Become the Best Kansas City Truck Driving School? 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 […]

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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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    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?