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.

  • Commercial truck driver next to his truck.

    The truck driving industry is different from most. As most truckers know, you’ll experience something new everyday. New sites and surroundings, new loads to drop off, new people to meet. For many, there is a fear of what you might be getting yourself into once you take on a trucking driving career. Here are 10 […]

  • Comercial truck driver and his family.

    In our ongoing series on balancing work and family life as a long-haul trucker, we’re looking at ways truck drivers can stay close while working. Our next tip for truckers would be to use your travels as an educational lesson for your children. Truckers can share their adventures with their children and family members before, […]

  • A trucker and his two daughters.

    As a long-haul trucker, it’s a well-known fact a family member will be away from home for various stretches of time. However, this doesn’t mean one can’t have a close-knit, loving family while still have a great trucking career. Thanks to some of today’s most popular types of technology, smartphones, and the internet make it […]

  • Georgia Driving Academy would like to congratulate Daniel Shonebarger, a 2016 Columbus, GA graduate, on being named to Trucking’s Top 10 Rookie Finalist list. This is a huge accomplishment, and we could not be prouder. We sat down with Daniel to see how he has been doing since graduating from his CDL training and learn […]

  • A CDL trainer and three students discussing CDL training.

    Let’s take a look at Class 5 and below trucks. A CDL is not required to operate these vehicles, but don’t discount them as a viable option for work. Driving these types of trucks can still help kickstart your career as a truck driver. What are Class 5 and Below Trucks? The class of truck […]

  • A CDL trainer and and trucking student looking over a commercial truck.

    The largest vehicles on the road, Class 7 and 8 trucks all require a commercial driver’s license to operate. Their size makes them some of the more popular and important vehicles for commercial drivers to operate, and they make up a large part of the shipping, construction, sanitation, and many other industries. Class 7 Vehicles […]