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.

  • A road sign that shows success ahead for truckers on the road.

    One of the biggest things that someone wants to know when getting into a new career is, “What advancement opportunities exist in this field?”. In short, people want to know where their careers can go and how they can there as quickly as possible. The good news in the trucking industry is that there are […]

  • A diesel truck driving down the road.

    Is it time for you to take the next step in your career and go through your CDL training? It’s a great time to enter the industry with such a high demand for truck drivers. Before you begin though, take a long look and decide if this is the best career choice for you and […]

  • Trucker giving a thumbs up in his truck cab.

    It’s no secret that truck drivers spend a lot of quality time out on the open road. They’re often alone and don’t have the typical company of friends or family tagging along on long road trips to stay awake and sharp. Therefore it’s important that truck drivers find quality listening material that’s interesting, engaging, and […]

  • A CDL trainer and three students discussing CDL training.

    Choosing a career as a truck driver has numerous benefits over other professions. Trucking offers great pay and benefits, flexibility and job security, and a regular change of scenery. But earning your CDL requires some schooling, and all truck driving training programs are not created equal. Here are five important things to look for when […]

  • 3 truckers who are heroes.

    When you go to the grocery store, what do you see? Food and lots of it. When you order something off of Amazon and it arrives 2-days later, how does it happen so quickly? Truck drivers across America make these simple occurrences happen without you even realizing it. They were busy traveling and making deliveries […]

  • A road sign that shows careers ahead for truckers.

    Looking into Atlanta CDL training? There are many positive attributes associated with obtaining a Commercial Driver’s License. With such a high demand for truckers, there are several career tracks for which a CDL is a requirement. In other words, if you have a CDL license, you have career options! You only need to choose the […]

  • Commercial truck backing and turning.

    Truck driving was never said to be easy! Those are BIG trucks that are getting driven out there! Many of these trucks measure 54′ in length as a common “box size.” While some are TWO of these trucks attached together. “Big rigs” hauling metal and building materials can weigh 10s of TONS for each piece […]

  • If you want to make the maximum amount of money, you’ll want to be on the road as much as possible. Practicing good time management is key. Going from load to load can be unpredictable at times, but managing your day can help you stay on schedule and earn as much money as possible. Here […]

  • Commercial trucks lined up at an agle.

    You’ve completed your training, passed your CDL test and you’re ready to go. Now what? Find the job! CDL drivers are in high demand these days and jobs are out there and very plentiful. However, there is something that you need to know while you’re looking into jobs and deciding which one is the best […]

  • A truck driving down a snowy road.

    Winter weather usually means it’s time to change the tires. Caring for them throughout the winter is just as important as having them in the first place. Proper tire maintenance can mean the difference between safe travels all winter and the possibility of having an accident due to poor tire care. Here are five steps […]