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.

  • white semi and trailer driving on a sunny day

    When you first begin your career after CDL training school, there will be many options to choose from. There are more types of truck driving jobs than local, regional, and over-the-road for you to take a look at when deciding. One of the more popular types is becoming a dedicated driver. What is a Dedicated […]

  • white truck driving on road with text "the post-covid trucking industry"

    COVID has impacted every industry in America since last year. Corporations and small businesses alike are experiencing the effects of it and have all had to adapt in some way. The trucking industry was one of the first that had to do this. Without trucks delivering supplies, stores would have stayed empty longer, and medical […]

  • image of red semi driving on highway with words "tips for rookie truck drivers"

    If you just got your Class A CDL and are getting ready for the open road, there are many things you should know and be prepared for. It is important to be on top of things, so you are ready for whatever is thrown at you while driving. Here are some tips to help rookie […]

  • thanksgiving dinner with turkey, stuffing, pie, etc.

    This year the world has recognized the importance of truck drivers and making sure our shelves and aisles are stocked. While you are enjoying your Thanksgiving meal (safely), remember to give thanks to the truck drivers around you. Thanksgiving kicks off a hectic holiday season for truckers that adds to an already busy workload due […]

  • Text reads, 7 ways to stay entertained on the road with two picuttes below it. One showing a semi truck adn the other a man with headphones on listening to music

    Truck driving is a great career that comes with job stability, high income, and the opportunity to travel the country. Following your Class A CDL training, you will be more than ready to take on the open road. But that doesn’t mean you won’t get bored during those long shifts! Here are a few trucking […]

  • Red text reads what is hot shot trucking, surrounded by photos of trucks

    Hot shot truckers specialize in time-sensitive loads, usually for situations where failure to deliver items within a certain time period could cause problems within the company. The term “hot shot” comes from the Texas oilfields in the ’70s, where pickups delivered crucial parts to drilling operations as quickly as possible. It is quickly becoming a […]