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This CDL manual is a general overview of truck driver regulations in the United States. In the future, we will update this to show specifics for each state legislation. For specific rules from your state, please refer to your state's CDL manual.Read the full article
How much is truck driving school?
The cost of CDL training class is generally between $1,500 to about $8,000 and the reasons for the differences are straight-forward.
Talk of self-driving automobiles brings to mind science fiction movies and cartoons from our youth. But, the reality is here and now. Autonomous trucks are being tested, and there is some great concern about the impact it will have on the trucking industry, with drivers in particular.Read the full article
Deciding to become a truck driver is a big decision. You’ll need to know the first steps, which are whether or not you match with the industry requirements. You probably have a ton of questions about trucking careers. Get answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) surrounding truck driving training and jobs. Find out if you have what it takes to join the trucking industry—because it needs you!Read the full article
Veterans, most of us could never imagine the experiences you’ve been through. You’ve bravely served to protect us, which allows America its status quo. For that, we cannot thank you enough. Now that you’ve moved from one of the most crucial roles in our nation, it’s time to think about the future. Veterans, have you considered a career in trucking? Learn more about the advantages for veterans in CDL training.Read the full article
Class A, B, and C? What does that even mean? And, what type of endorsements am I supposed to get? Don’t even get me started on asking about all the restrictions on the industry! Who knew trucking came with so many confusing options! To be able to work in the trucking industry, a driver must have a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) if you want to be able to drive inter or intrastate. Whether the economy is booming or bottoming out, truck drivers will still be needed to transport goods throughout the country. Learn about the CDL license, endorsements, and restrictions and start your CDL career today!Read the full article
More than 28,000 women have joined the trucking industry since 2014. It’s not just a man’s world anymore, and trucking is one of the only industries without a massive wage gap. Because women are starting to look more seriously into becoming truck drivers, the industry is making changes to accommodate them, from better lighting in truck stops to the entire cabin design of the vehicle. There’s never been a better time for women to join the sisterhood (and brotherhood) of truckers. Find out more about trucking careers for women.Read the full article
Employment for the trucking industry is expected to grow about 5% through 2024. That may not seem like such a big deal, except there’s a growing and dire need for truckers to fill vacant seats. Trucking is one of the only careers where you don’t have to be highly educated to make a liveable income. And, where many other jobs aren’t seeing a salary increase, truckers are getting an 8-12% raise in pay! It’s the perfect time to get into trucking. Find out how to become a truck driver, and start your career today.Read the full article