CAREER TRAINING RESOURCES

Helpful Information About Truck Driving Careers

Check out this selection of articles below to learn more about career choices and how to prepare for in-demand job opportunities.

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    Hands-on Class A and Class B CDL Training for Virginians

    CDS Tractor Trailer Training proudly provides Class A and Class B CDL training at several community college affiliations in 3 different Virginia locations: Fredericksburg, Richmond, and Roanoake. Our programs are designed to develop a student’s driving skills to operate a commercial vehicle safely. The curriculum-based, hands-on approach to CDL training provides students with the knowledge […]

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    CDS Tractor Trailer Training in the News

    Our Roanoke Training Center made the news with WDBJ7 for a story focused on the in-demand need of truck drivers in Roanoke, Virginia, and surrounding areas. Due to the recent Colonial Pipeline shut down, gas prices continue to increase, but still, trucking companies are short of drivers needed to get the job done. Steve Patton, […]

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    What To Love About Trucking and CDS

    Roses are red, violets are blue and CDS Tractor Trailer Training is crazy about YOU. We’re happy you chose to invest in your trucking career with CDS to obtain your CDL. One day you get the chance to be out on the road loving your new career. On this special Valentine’s Day blog, we took […]

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    Why Enter Trucking Industry?

    In a year where millions of people are out of work due to the pandemic, CDS Tractor Trailer Training in Roanoke, Virginia is helping individuals get into the trucking industry. Although many people choose to enter the truck driving world, CDS has most recently been trying to advertise and target women to get into the […]

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    Why Cook in your Truck?

    Truck drivers have long faced the problem of a living a “less than perfect” lifestyle when it comes to health, and who could blame them? After a 10-12 hour shift of driving sometimes drivers just want something quick and easy. Unfortunately, the words quick and easy are not usually followed by healthy. Fast food and […]

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    Virginia Ready Initiative for VA Residents

    COVID-19 took our country by surprise, leaving many Americans out of work by no fault of their own. The people of our great state of Virginia were hit hard and we decided to do something about it. We have partnered with the Virginia Community College System and Virginia’s FastForward Workforce Credential Grant Program to offer […]

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