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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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    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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    Things to Avoid Your First Year Driving

    Entering trucking has the unique factor that it is not just a career change for most, but an entire lifestyle change. From the food you eat to where you rest your head at night, many jobs in the industry require a complete 180-degree turn from your life after obtaining your CDL. It is a life […]

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    Taheera Johnson Shares Her CDS CDL Training Experience

    Taheera Johnson began her Class A CDL training at CDS’ Fredericksburg Training Center in December 2019. Throughout her training, she experienced several hardships but continued to prevail. After completing her training in 2020, she wrote down her story to share with future truck driver trainees. Keep reading to learn more about her thoughts on CDL training […]

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