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.

  • Blue truck with words guide to becoming a truck driver.

    Some people have it easy, career-wise. They know exactly what they want to do for a living from a young age, and can devote the early part of their training toward that goal. Others don’t have it quite so easy and finish high school still not quite sure what they want to do for work. […]

  • Red commercial truck driving down the road.

    Being an OTR (over-the-road) truck driver can be a very rewarding career that provides a great financial foundation for you and your loved ones. It doesn’t come without complications, though. Missing your loved ones is one of the main struggles of OTR truckers while on those extended trips.  The good thing is that with today’s […]

  • Yellow commercial truck driving in the desert.

    Do you dream of becoming a truck driver, but not sure how to pay for CDL training? You’re not the only one! It can be frustrating to come up with the funds, especially if you’re not currently working or working a low paying job. Truck driving, on the other hand, is a great high-paying career […]

  • Truck Drivers driving commercial trucks on the road.

    If you are interested in becoming a truck driver, chances are you will be asked to start out over-the-road (OTR). OTR trucking requires spending multiple days and nights away from home on trips. It could mean traveling to different regions, depending on the length of haul, and the customers your company serves. Here is what […]

  • Drive Safe Act words on a road way.

    According to the American Trucking Association, the trucking industry has dealt with a driver shortage in the industry for over 15 years now. Given that 70% of all the goods we use are transported on the highway, this shortage poses risks to the supply chain as we know it. One major cause of the shortage […]

  • Trucking vlogs video screen.

    At the end of a tough day, what a commercial truck driver sometimes needs is a good laugh over the same mistakes they used to make or someone to commiserate with over the same mistakes they still make…or better yet, someone to show them how to avoid those mistakes in the first place. Truck driving […]