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 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 […]