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Can I Transfer My CDL to Another State?

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If you’re a truck driver, and you want to move from Utah to Iowa. You’ve got your commercial driver’s license (CDL), which means you can drive any type of commercial vehicle across state lines. However, your CDL is not automatically transferable to the new state. You will need to apply for a CDL once you … Continued

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How to Combat Truck Driver Fatigue?

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The combination of long hours on the road, poor sleep and overall health can lead to truck driver fatigue. Truck driver fatigue is a major safety concern in the trucking industry. It is estimated that fatigue is a contributing factor in up to 30% of trucking accidents. This is because fatigue can lead to decreased reaction … Continued

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What is LTL shipping?

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Businesses across all industries need to manage the transportation of their goods at some point in the distribution process. Less than truckload or LTL freight shipping is a method businesses use to transport goods that are too small for a full truckload yet too big for the average carrier. It provides a more cost-effective and … Continued

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What is a Team Truck Driver?

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Team truck driving is one of the most exciting ways to earn a living as a truck driver. It’s an opportunity to make more money, build closer relationships with your team member, and continue to learn the skills needed for your new career as a driver. While some drivers may prefer the solo journey of … 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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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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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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