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Locating, Hiring and Retaining Quality CDL Drivers

Jul
10,
2012
1

  by Mike Reardon As any veteran professional driver will tell you, trucking has its challenges. Similarly to a professional pilot career, it begins with passion.  Professional pilots, way back when, pursued their career goal within an industry that fought … Continue reading

CDL Training and the 800 pound Gorilla

Jun
12,
2012
0

  Contributed by: Pierro Hirsch – Virage Simulation Everyone who works for a long time in driver training and licensing learns to live with the 800-pound gorilla. Scientists who visit the jungle only briefly, to study driver training and licensing, … Continue reading

James McCormack returns for the 2012 Truck Driver Social Media Convention

May
6,
2012
0

  The Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention is for the professional truck driver and for those industry professionals who support them. Truck Drivers keep America moving but they are often overlooked and left unrecognized by the mainstream industry. Social … Continue reading

Rich Wilson Presents “CDL Training and the Truck Driver Shortage” at 2012 Truck Driver Convention

May
6,
2012
1

Regulatory expert Rich Wilson joins the “Circle of Trust” for his 2nd year. The 2012 Truck Driver Social Media Convention will be held in Kansas City, Missouri, at Harrah’s Hotel and Casino, kicking off with a reception on the evening … Continue reading

Industry Philosophy: Blame the Truck Driver

Oct
5,
2011
5

The trucking industry is a weak commerce when it comes to standing up and accepting responsibility for their actions.  During a conversation with another driver last night who works for an area company, he was telling me about an incident … Continue reading

Violence Against Driver Trainers by Trainees

Sep
8,
2011
1

We have often written about and discussed the lack of poor CDL training requirements within the trucking industry.  Due to the constant turning over of drivers, a never-ending revolving door exists between the CDL truck driving schools and the motor … Continue reading

Problem Trucking Students Fall Prey to CDL School Greed

Apr
8,
2011
32

By: Allen Smith Many CDL truck driving schools continue to lure prospective students into class through the promises of big money and guaranteed employment.  The fact is, many trucking companies are hiring new CDL school graduates and getting those unemployed … Continue reading

Qualifed Driver Shortage Linked to CDL Training Standards

Mar
30,
2011
1

What has always been termed as a truck driver shortage, is now being referred to as a shortage of qualified drivers.  It is a manipulation of words in order to achieve the success of a particular agenda.  A shortage of … Continue reading

Military Vets Could be Answer to Truck Driver Shortage

Dec
9,
2010
5

With much of the industry talking about a truck driver shortage due to the impending CSA release, any such shortage is the direct result of former and past practices by the industry itself.   Practices that we have pointed out … Continue reading

Trucking Industry Needs better Recruiting and CDL Training to Survive

Dec
3,
2010
7

One of the most important issues to date is the pending effects that the soon government implemented CSA (formerly called CSA 2010) will have on the trucking industry. Many experts are anticipating a massive shortage of truck drivers within the … Continue reading

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