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Category Archives: Education

Truck Driver Trainees should not Dismiss Power of Wind

Oct
13,
2010
0

Truck driver training needs a complete overhaul within the industry.  The CDL schools state that their job is to get the new driver ready just enough to be able to pass the driving skills test and after that, it is … Continue reading

Entry Level Truck Drivers can make $40,000 per year

Sep
26,
2010
13

According to a recent news report, enrollment is up for truck driving schools and they claim that a new, entry level truck driver can make $40,000 in their first year.  According to the article: “The downside to driving a truck … Continue reading

One Phone Call from Truck Driver Rescues Nine

Aug
31,
2010
5

One truck driver who noticed two young girls being worked at a truck stop, made the 911 call to police and an amazing set of events took place.  The two girls, 15 and 14, were seen going in and out … Continue reading

Fear of Truck Driver Training

May
12,
2010
2

My dad loved to hunt rattlesnakes.  Whenever he was down, depressed or simply tired to the bone from working all night on the Oklahoma oil rigs, all I had to do to cheer him up was to say, “Let’s go … Continue reading

Sprinter Vans Open Doors for Future Truck Drivers

Apr
8,
2010
6

With trucking being the largest sector of the economy’s transportation industry, it easily beats out all other areas such as air, water, rail and pipeline.   Trucks account for more than 80 percent of total transportation revenue, pulling in more than … Continue reading

Wrong CDL Truck Driving School Can Lead to Debt and No Job

Mar
18,
2010
6

The current state of the economy has hit many people and businesses hard.  Unfortunately, there is really no good news in sight for the economy and I personally do not see it getting better any time soon.  The primary goal … Continue reading

Professional Truck Driving Requires No Skill

Mar
17,
2010
22

By:  Allen Smith Maneuvering an 18-wheeler through the city streets of Chicago, Detroit or one of the colonial-time cities of New England can test the patience of the most experienced truck driver.  Handling a rig that is 70 feet long, … Continue reading

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