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Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program

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If you are a veteran previously ineligible for educational benefits, you may be eligible for the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP). It offers education and training for high-demand jobs like truck driving to Veterans who were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Keep reading to find out if you’re eligible and how to apply.  To be … Continued

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Why Become a Truck Driver?

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“Why become a truck driver?” We’ve been asked this question a million times, and the answer is simple….to gain your independence! As a trucker, you can find a rewarding job that cannot be outsourced. These are very significant reasons to both men and women who have seen a lot of changes since the COVID outbreak. … Continued

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5 Reasons to Celebrate Truck Driver Appreciation Week

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We often take for granted the work that truck drivers do to keep America moving. Without them, we wouldn’t have many of the essential goods that we rely on every day. From food and clothes to medical supplies, truck drivers play a vital role in keeping our country running. This September 11-17, during National Truck … Continued

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Is It Hard for Women to Be Truck Drivers?

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When you think of a truck driver, what comes to mind? Most likely a male Smokey and the Bandit type figure. And while trucking has historically been a male dominated profession, in the last decade more women are becoming truck drivers. This is because there are many opportunities for women in the trucking industry. In … 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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How Much Do Truck Drivers Make?

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If you’re thinking about getting your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), you’ve probably wondered “How much do truck drivers make?” The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states the median wage for a truck driver in 2020 was $48,710, with the top 10% of drivers making nearly $70,000/year. How much money truck drivers make per year depends … Continued

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Grants for CDL Training

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In America there has been a shortage of skilled truck drivers for many years, however the recent pandemic has increased this need. Currently there are not enough truck drivers to fill open positions. The high demand for CDL drivers has resulted in not only an increase in driver pay, but also an increase in grants … Continued

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Can You Get a CDL With a DUI?

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It’s no secret that a DUI can make it harder to get a job, especially if that job requires a commercial driver’s license (CDL). Potential students often want to know “Can you get a CDL with a DUI?”  The answer is yes, but there may be other obstacles to consider before you start the process. … Continued

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Can You Get a CDL With a Felony?

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No one is perfect and we all make mistakes. However, some mistakes have more serious consequences than others. If you have a felony on your record, you may be wondering if you can get a commercial driver’s license (CDL)? The good news is that depending on the charge, you may still be able to get … Continued

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Will Truck Driving Become Automated?

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There have been so many changes in the trucking industry especially in the last 10 years. The introduction to electronic logs, air ride trailers, satellite messaging and tracking, crash avoidance systems in trucks and most recently the introduction of automated self-driving trucks. The last one is getting a lot of attention across the industry because … Continued

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How to Get a CDL in Oklahoma

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The great state of Oklahoma is well-positioned to be a home base for commercial truck drivers since it’s relatively central from coast to coast. And the demand for commercial drivers has never been higher. Truck driver shortages continue to be a problem across the country, and Oklahoma is no exception. If you’re ready to embark … Continued

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How to Get a CDL in South Carolina

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The shortage of truck drivers is affecting every industry involving shipping across the entire country. This means quality, licensed truck drivers are in high demand. If you want to become a licensed commercial driver, whether you stay in the state of South Carolina or drive between different states, we’re here to help. The South Carolina … Continued

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How to get a CDL in Texas

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Looking to expand your career and earnings? Get your Texas CDL! You’ll have unparalleled freedom to drive a commercial vehicle across the state or even the country. Texas State CDL Requirements The first step to getting your CDL is to know Texas CDL requirements. We’ve prepared an easy-to-understand summary of the requirements here. If you … Continued

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