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 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 […]

  • A row of commercial trucks parked in the snow.

    Handling winter conditions can be a major safety challenge for any professional truck driver. Slippery roads, low visibility and the unpredictability of other vehicles mean that a truck driver will need to apply skill, knowledge and good judgment to safely navigate treacherous roads. But before getting behind the wheel, you’ll need to prepare the tractor-trailer. […]