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.

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    Have you recently earned your CDL? Congratulations! You’re probably looking forward to starting your new career. Trucking companies usually start their new drivers in an Over-the-road (OTR) position. Over-the-road trucking is also called long haul trucking because OTR truckers have longer routes than local or regional drivers. Some OTR routes cover a few states. Other […]

  • Lap top with a tea cup and a newspaper.

    The United States heavily relies on truckers, and they are responsible for the movement of about 71% of the entire country’s freight. This industry also takes up approximately 6% of the nation’s full-time jobs, and each year, millions of drivers enter the industry. So if you wish to enter this adventurous career, then it is […]

  • Alarm clocks with a red background.

    If you’re looking for a rewarding career in the trucking industry, classroom and on-hands training is not a long, drawn-out process. At Georgia Driving Academy (GDA), we prepare you to become an excellent driver. Many companies trust our curriculum to train the drivers they want to join their team. Class A CDL Course Total Time: […]

  • Guide to Becoming a Truck Driver

    Congratulations on earning that CDL! Now, what is the next step? Finding a job? The thought of getting a job may be overwhelming, but don’t stress. Here are some tips that could help you find your next career path. 1. Use Job Placement Services: It is likely that your truck driving school provides job placement […]

  • Guide to Becoming a Truck Driver

    Congratulations! You have finished CDL training school, decided on your endorsements, and are ready to take your CDL Exam. Now, let’s get the ball rolling. Your first stop is going to be your local Georgia Department Of Driver Services office to schedule your CDL exam. There will be two parts to your exam: written and […]

  • Guide to Becoming a Truck Driver

    CDL Endorsements Increase Your Skills and Job Opportunities The Commercial Drivers License (CDL) you obtain from Georgia Driving Academy will only allow you to drive a single trailer vehicle. As you have heard in CDL class training, endorsements are additional, acquired certifications that prepare and qualify you to transport certain types of loads.  Found on […]