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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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Is Truck Driving a Good Career?

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You might be surprised to find out that truck driving is a good career and will give you more income and freedom than you imagined. If you’re considering a career in trucking, it’s important to know what the pros and cons are. This blog post will explore some of the best benefits and drawbacks for … Continued

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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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Student Uses CDL Training Grant to Get Back to Work

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This month’s student spotlight features recent CDL graduate, David Barrett, who was awarded a grant to pay for CDL Training. David Barrett of Tulsa, Ok was laid off from his welding job, when the pandemic hit last year. He had hopes of returning to his career once his company was back in operation. When that … 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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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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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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How to 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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Driven To Success: Victor Zepeda

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Each month we’ll be sharing a CDL student success story in our new blog series Driven to Success. We’ll explore not only how they obtained their CDL license, but also the impact it had on their lives and career. Victor’s story in trucking begins two years ago in Miami, FL., where he was working as a … Continued

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