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.

  • It reads, Trucking in the 21st Century on top, with a picture of a red semi below it

      The trucking industry has grown tremendously since its humble beginnings of freight transportation in the early 20th century. Trucking in 2020 has led to advancements being made in fields such as technology, automation, and load capacity. However, one problem has continued to plague truckers since the beginning, that being the never-ending driver shortage. Finding […]

  • 3 white semi trucks parked on side of road

    As the world begins the challenging task of restoring economies that have been damaged by COVID-19 pandemic, truck drivers strive to keep the economic supply chain moving. Truck drivers are the lifeblood of the supply chain. They are the ones who move raw materials to and from manufacturing plants. They also distribute finished products to […]

  • A truck driving down the road.

    Congratulations are in order for GDA graduates, James Myrick and Jose Salinas! Both James and Jose were named as Steven’s Company Drivers of the month. We’re so proud of them and wish them the best with their careers at Stevens! James Myrick Runner-Up Company Driver James joined Stevens in September of 2019 and graduated from […]

  • A row of trucks lined up in the country.

    With the year 2020 fast approaching, questions are being raised about the future of the trucking industry. From the look of things stand, the future is definitely bright. Here are some of the positive trucking trends that are continuing to be witnessed. 1. Rising Consumer Demands According to research, 2020’s consumer demands will rise up […]

  • A road in a snowy landscape.

    Winter driving poses a number of unique hazards for many truck drivers. Increased snow and ice, slipperier roads, and shorter days can all combine to make your drive more difficult than before. Fortunately, there are several strategies you can use to create a safer journey. 1. Slow down. When you’re on a deadline, it’s tempting […]

  • GDA graduate up for an award.

    Congrats to our Georgia Driving Academy Grad, Steve Harris, for being named a Top 4 Finalist in the Transition Trucking: Award for Excellence. Steve Harris was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. After he graduated from high school, he attended the Army Mountain Warfare School. Upon completion in 2002, Steve joined the United States Marine […]