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.

  • Veteran thinking about her new transportation career

    Upon their exit from the military, veterans will look for a stable civilian career that applies the skills and qualities they gained during their service. For many, they turn to the transportation industry – a field that offers a smooth and quick transition into the workforce. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, about 10.3% […]

  • Successful GDA Driver Trainee Graduates

    Whether they are looking for a job change, a more lucrative profession, or want to pursue their lifelong passion of traveling the country, the reasons for beginning a truck driving career are endless. Luckily, Georgia Driving Academy’s Class A CDL driver training program offers trainees the opportunity to turn this want into a reality. Our […]

  • Black Georgia Football Truck Parked

    For many of us, once the calendar says September, the only thing on our minds is the start of college football season. While for the fans, there isn’t much thought into how the team gets to games with all the equipment they need. The team truck driver is one of the most critical jobs within […]

  • Red truck Driving From Right to left

    Life happens to everyone. That is why having the option to take a refresher course to get drivers back on the road is vital for the health of the trucking industry and the drivers. Allowing drivers to take time away and still return to the industry gives drivers more flexibility. This also creates loyalty and […]

  • gda instructor teaching student driver with cones set up

    The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) has expanded the number of third-party testing sites in the state to meet the demand of truck drivers. The DDS is calling this initiative the Third-Party Tester Pilot Program. The program certifies truck driving schools to test their students upon graduating from their training courses. Included in this […]

  • white gda truck in driving range with Fox 5 logo in bottom left corner

    The COVID-19 pandemic has created a backlog of the supply chain in the United States to one of the worst positions it’s been. To help combat this supply chain issue, the American Trucking Association predicts the industry will need to hire at least 60,000 truck drivers to meet the demand nationwide. Fox News visited GDA’s […]