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Mac Truck Teams with Truck Driving School

May
12,
2009
2

Mac Truck has teamed up with MTC Truck Driver Training in Farmington, Missouri, making the partnership the first of its kind between a CDL training program and a junior college in the state.  Providing a 160-hour, three-week training course, the … Continue reading

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Concealed Weapon Permit and the CDL Truck Driver

May
8,
2009
4

With the safety of truck drivers making recent headlines, are Constitutional Rights being violated by not allowing professional CDL truck drivers to carry a firearm in the truck with them?  Even with a concealed weapon permit, honored by most states, … Continue reading

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Truck Driver Cited for Carrying Weapon in Truck

May
3,
2009
4

From DefensiveCarry.com A truck driver was cited for carrying a concealed weapon in his truck during a weigh scale inspection in Tennessee.  As per the post: THP Conducts Roadside Inspection in Haywood County | TN.gov Newsroom THP Conducts Roadside Inspection … Continue reading

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CDL Drivers and the Gun Permit

Apr
22,
2009
0

Questions and answers still swirl around all over the place concerning trucking and the CDL driver who carries a gun permit.  One of the most asked questions is “Which states will honor my concealed weapon permit?” Here is a PDF … Continue reading

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Starter Companies for CDL Students and Graduates

Apr
8,
2009
38

Students and new drivers that are trying to break into trucking as a career, always have one question that I receive on a daily basis: “What about Swift, Werner, CR England…?”  Instead of constantly answering this question one at a … Continue reading

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CDL Students focus of Trucking Talk Radio Show

Apr
8,
2009
0

Truth About Trucking “LIVE” focused on the current state of economy and the impact it’s having on CDL students and recent CDL graduates.  The radio show which aired this evening at 7 PM EST welcomed the expert advice from SilverSurfer … Continue reading

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Truck Driving Jobs and the Recession

Apr
7,
2009
5

CDL training schools are presently seeing an increase in student enrollment, as high as thirty percent.  Are there enough truck driving jobs to accommodate them?  Can a CDL student or recent CDL graduate find a trucking job in the present … Continue reading

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Are You an Insurable Driver? That is the Question

Dec
14,
2008
12

When considering a career as a professional truck driver, all too often our past can catch up with us. Whether it be violations on our driving record or former mistakes we’ve made such as misdemeanors or even felonies, suddenly we … Continue reading

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Freight Broker Training – Topic of Upcoming Show

Dec
14,
2008
5

Having trouble getting your CDL?  Want to be a more successful owner operator?  Having your own freight broker license could be the answer!  Jack Martin of A1 Freight Broker Training will be our special guest on Truth About Trucking “LIVE” … Continue reading

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Insulin Diabetes and the CDL Truck Driver

Nov
26,
2008
56

by Allen Smith There still appears to be some  confusion concerning whether or not persons with insulin diabetes are able to obtain a CDL license. For years, there was a ban that prevented those with diabetes who used insulin from … Continue reading

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