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Couple Uses Truck Driving to Reach Financial Independence

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What would you do if all your living expenses were covered by your investments? Team drivers Josh and Sidney Sudmeyer are hoping to find out soon. The Farmington, MO couple is working toward financial independence and using their truck driving jobs to accelerate their savings. Many people think financial independence is just for the very … Continued

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CDL Training

How to get a CDL in Kansas

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Interested in getting a Kansas commercial driver’s license? We’ve outlined the steps you need to follow to get your CDL in Kansas. These include Kansas state requirements, the DOT Physical, the CDL permit test, and entry-level driver training. There are many truck driving job opportunities available once you have a Kansas CDL.  Kansas CDL Requirements It … Continued

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How to get a CDL in Missouri

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Getting a CDL in Missouri is easier and quicker than you may think. Follow these steps outlined below to learn how to get your CDL in Missouri, including Missouri state requirements, the DOT Physical, the CDL permit test, entry level driver training, and more. It will tell you everything that you need to know to get … Continued

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Is Flatbed Truck Driving a Good Career?

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Mark, a 20-year flatbed driver for TMC transportation, shares why flatbed truck driving is a good career choice. Why I became a flatbed driver? Nearly 20 years ago I walked into a truck driving school not 100% sure what I was doing, and also wondering if I was making a good choice.  This was a … Continued

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Top questions to ask trucking companies during an interview

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Truck driver job interviews can sometimes feel a little one-sided, with the interviewer (most-likely a driver recruiter) asking you, the driver, all the questions and you simply answering them. However, it’s important to remember interviews can also be a great time for you to ask questions and learn about the company you’re interviewing with. Use … Continued

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How Can I Get Free CDL Training?

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Like most things in life, free doesn’t always mean what you think it does. Students ask us daily, how can I get free CDL training? And the answer depends on each individual’s situation. It also requires a little myth-busting along the way. Read on to learn how to select the best option to pay for … Continued

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What’s Paid CDL Training?

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If you’re interested in getting a CDL, you’ve probably run across the term paid CDL training and wondered, does this mean I get paid during training?  Most CDL students’ goals are to get a CDL for free or for as little upfront cost as possible. Many also hope to be paid during CDL school. While … Continued

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Pre-Trip Inspection Study Guide

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The Class A pre-trip inspection is an essential element of getting your CDL. This handy study guide will give you a head start on training. Follow our tips to make sure you ace your CDL exam with flying colors! This Pre-Trip Inspection Study Guide includes: 1.         What is a Pre-Trip Inspection? … Continued

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ELDT Mandate: New CDL Requirements

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If you are interested in getting a CDL, you may wonder what the ELDT mandate is and how it will affect me? This blog post will answer this and explain the new federal CDL requirements. What is ELDT? The FMCSA Entry-Level Driver Training rule requires all new commercial drivers to complete an entry-level driver training … Continued

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What Are CDL Endorsements?

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Whether you already have your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or are thinking about getting one, you may have heard of CDL endorsements. If you’re looking for more information or wondering if it’s a good move to try to get one or more, we’ve got the answers for you. So what is a CDL endorsement? It’s … Continued

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