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Veteran Finds Rewarding Career As Truck Driver

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Sometimes you need to try a few different careers before finding the one that suites you best. That was the case for Marine veteran Carlin Manendez, who recently found a rewarding career as a truck driver. After five years of active duty and three years of guard service, Calvin decided he wanted a new challenge … 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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Local Small Business Owner Looks to Trucking for Pandemic-Proof Career

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Like many small business owners in Missouri, Cassandra Wickerham felt the financial strain of the pandemic. Unable to open her doors for several months, she made the difficult decision to close her business permanently. Cassandra found herself searching for a pandemic-proof career. That’s when she learned about trucking. Utilizing the Missouri SkillUp program, Cassandra received … 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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CDL Instructor Spotlight: Chris Blair

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Chris Blair is a natural born teacher who is drawn to helping others.  Before joining ACE Driving Academy in Greer, SC as a CDL Instructor, Chris was an instructor with the U.S. Air Force. Chris spent 9 years in the Air Force as a C130 Load Master. It was his responsibility to get trucks and … Continued

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CDL Instructor Spotlight: Jason Hayes

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We are fortunate to have experienced and dedicated CDL instructors like Jason Hayes who teaches at our Elizabethtown, KY campus. Jason joined CDL Training Services nearly 5 years ago following a 9-year professional driving career.  Jason is able to draw upon his years of professional truck driving to help prepare our students for their new … Continued

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From Phone Call to CDL License

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Driven to Success: Brandon Carney Starting a new career can be time-consuming, costly and stressful. But it doesn’t have to be. Just ask professional driver Brandon Carney. Two years ago he contacted Driver Resource Center about getting his CDL. Brandon was serious about getting to work. He was approved and scheduled for driving school in the … Continued

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