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CDL Truck Driver Training School Guide

Nov
11,
2010
2

After nearly two and a half years . . . I have finally been able to update our CDL truck driver training school guide.  This is a pdf download, available from our Truth About Trucking site, for those who are … Continue reading

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Where have all the Qualified Truck Drivers gone?

Nov
10,
2010
12

Donna Smith The trucking industry appears to be in a panic claiming there is a shortage of qualified truck drivers. For years we’ve heard the claim, “Truck Driver Shortage,”  that’s nothing new, but  what does this new phrase  mean exactly, … Continue reading

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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

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Truck Driver Shortage is Industry Created

Oct
7,
2010
3

By: Aubrey “Allen” Smith Truck driver shortage to reach 400,000 The main stream media needs to listen to truck drivers before reporting on a nation-wide shortage of drivers.   Reports of a truck driver shortage are now swelling to as high … Continue reading

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Link between Human Trafficking, CDL Training, and Jason’s Law

Oct
5,
2010
2

by Donna Smith Recently the awareness for human trafficking within truck stops has been a serious topic of discussion, and truckers are being educated and made aware in order to help combat the problem. The human trafficking industry is a … Continue reading

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Truck Driving Training is Key to Industry Safety

Sep
23,
2010
2

The FMCSA is on a mission to change the face of the trucking industry.  The CSA will place more responsibility on both motor carrier and the truck driver which they assume will lead to a safer operating industry.  In the … Continue reading

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DOT Promoting More Women to enter Trucking Industry

Aug
3,
2010
3

A recent article posted in the Newspaper.com stated that the Department of Transportation was promoting women to enter a career as a professional CDL driver:  “US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood wants to put more women behind the wheels of big-rigs.” … Continue reading

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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

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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

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How to Order Your DMV Driving Records

Mar
6,
2010
1

If you are considering a career in trucking, it is always best to receive a copy of your DMV driving records.  Even if you believe that there are no problems, it is a good idea to confirm that there has … Continue reading

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