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MTC Partners with St. Louis County to Combat Truck Driver Shortage

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MTC Truck Driver Training has partnered with the St. Louis County Workforce Development Division to combat the truck driver shortage. The County’s WFD program has partnered with MTC Truck Driver Training to cover the cost of training and career services through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program. Those enrolled in this program qualify based on … Continued

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Can I Get a CDL Without Going to School?

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So, you’re interested in becoming a truck driver? That’s great! Truck driving is a challenging and rewarding profession. But, before you can start your training, you may be wondering: Can I get a CDL without going to school? The answer is yes – it is technically possible to get a CDL without going to school … Continued

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What is a DOT physical?

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A DOT physical is a medical exam required for any commercial driver. This exam is designed to ensure you are fit to operate a commercial vehicle. To get your commercial driver’s license (CDL), you will need to pass this exam. This blog will explain what happens during a DOT physical, what to expect before and … Continued

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What is a CDL?

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A CDL or commercial driver’s license is required to operate a commercial motor vehicle in the United States. Different types of commercial vehicles require specific licenses. A CDL is essential to be a professional truck driver. History of the CDL Believe it or not, before 1986 you did not need a special license to operate … Continued

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How Long Does It Take to Get a CDL?

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It typically takes 3-4 weeks to complete training and get a CDL. This is timeline is possible for students attending full-time training. In addition to the training schedule, there are several factors that impact the time it takes to get a commercial driver’s license. What Factors Affect the Time It Takes to Get a CDL? … Continued

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Become a CDL Truck Driving Instructor

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Becoming a CDL Truck Driving Instructor can be a very rewarding career path for current truck drivers. It enables you to use your driving experience to train the next generation of truck drivers. We are fortunate at Driver Resource Center to have some of the best and most experienced CDL Instructors.  When a student graduates … Continued

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Missouri Residents Get to Work with Free CDL Training

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Missouri residents are getting to work with free CDL training through SkillUp. This free program helps Food Stamp (SNAP) recipients gain necessary skills to start a new career. Missouri residents with active SNAP applications are eligible for free CDL training through Mineral Area College and MTC Truck Driver Training in Park Hills, Mo. The annual … Continued

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Manual or Automatic Truck? Which is better for CDL Training?

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Wondering which is better for CDL Training and your career, a manual or automatic transmission truck? Our network of 13 CDL schools train on both types of trucks. However, most students learn how to drive an automatic transmission semi-truck. Why Automatic? The goal of our network schools is to prepare students to pass their CDL … Continued

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Commercial Driver’s License Training

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Getting your Commercial Driver’s License or CDL is a big decision. It is also a great investment in your future. CDL truck driver is currently one of the most in-demand jobs. The great news is getting your commercial driver’s license is faster and more affordable than you might think. Let’s explore some of our most … Continued

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Military Veterans Use Their Benefits to Get a CDL

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Military veterans have an excellent opportunity to use their GI Bill® benefits to get a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) at one of our VA approved schools. As a military veteran looking to get a CDL and start a career as a truck driver, you want a school that meets the highest standards. Training standards are … Continued

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