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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.

  • 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 […]

  • georgia driving academy ribbon cutting ceremony

    Columbus Campus Ribbon Cutting August 19, 2020 – Georgia Driving Academy celebrated the opening of its new Columbus Campus located at 3625 Manchester Expy Suite C, Columbus, GA 31909  with a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony. During the ribbon-cutting, GDA President, Brad Barber, Stevens Transport – Vice President of Driver Resources, Angela Horowitz, Georgia State Representative, Richard […]

  • 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 […]