TRUCK DRIVING SCHOOL BLOG

Tips and Insights into the Truck Driving Industry

View any of the articles below to learn more about trucking career opportunities and how to prepare for an in-demand career in transportation.

  • A row of blue commercial trucks.

    If it weren’t for truck drivers, there would be a lot of empty shelves, and online merchandise orders could not reach our homes. Not to mention, fuel getting delivered to stations to fill our gas tanks, supplies being delivered to build our homes, and so much more. You don’t have to wait until this one […]

  • A woman truck driver standing next to a truck.

    More and more companies are seeking women these days to serve as drivers in their fleets. Why women? The reasons may surprise you. The old adages about female drivers are proving to be completely false. Women have what it takes to handle a truck and they are loyal to their companies. Contrary to the opinions […]

  • A hand holding a cell phone.

    A career in the transportation and trucking industry can be very exciting, with lots of interstate travel. However, being away from home and loved ones for long periods of time can make communication difficult sometimes. Managing finances from far away can also be a problem. Luckily, with advances in technology, distance is no longer an […]

  • A pair of shoes on the ground.

    A CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) is a type of driving license necessary to operate large vehicles like large freight trucks, dump trucks, passenger buses, and concrete mixers. There are three CDL classes in the United States which determine the type of vehicle you are certified to drive; Class A, Class B, and Class C. To […]

  • A truck driving down the road.

    Have you recently earned your CDL? Congratulations! You’re probably looking forward to starting your new career. Trucking companies usually start their new drivers in an Over-the-road (OTR) position. Over-the-road trucking is also called long haul trucking because OTR truckers have longer routes than local or regional drivers. Some OTR routes cover a few states. Other […]

  • Lap top with a tea cup and a newspaper.

    The United States heavily relies on truckers, and they are responsible for the movement of about 71% of the entire country’s freight. This industry also takes up approximately 6% of the nation’s full-time jobs, and each year, millions of drivers enter the industry. So if you wish to enter this adventurous career, then it is […]