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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    Royal Examiner Interviews Winchester Manager Brittany Herrera

    On May 15, the Royal Examiner stopped by for a visit at our Winchester Training Center at the Lord Fairfax Community College. Roger Bianchini and Mark Williams with the Royal Examiner were there to interview LFCC Vice President’s Jeanian Clark and our CDS Winchester Manager Brittany Herrera, Lead Instructor Molly Coleman, Instructor Joe Wood, and […]

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    Licensing Stops with DMV Closures

    The months of March and April 2020, the reality of COVID-19 gripped the United States along with the world. For the first time in history, all 50 States declared emergencies, and more than half the nation is living under some sort of stay-at-home order. While the world slowed down and almost seemed to come to […]

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    An Overview of the ELDT Mandate

    The ELDT (Entry-Level Driver Training) mandate has been all over the news in the trucking industry lately. What is it? When will it take effect? And what does it mean for you? What is the ELDT? The ELDT Mandate is a set of new minimum requirements for entry-level driver training set by the FMCSA (Federal […]

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    New Truck Driver Training Announcement

    Winchester, VA – CDS Tractor Trailer Training would like to announce their newest training option in Winchester, Virginia. Class B CDL Training is now an available option at CDS Winchester Training Center. In addition to previously offered Class A CDL programs, CDS Winchester now offers Class B CDL Training that will consist of 120 training […]

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    Delivering Your Gifts in Time for the Holidays

    While most of the rest of the working world gets time off to spend the holidays with their family and friends, many truckers will be working extra-long hours. Right around Christmas time, Americans are frantically ordering and buying all of their gifts with the intention of them arriving in time for Christmas. Someone has to […]

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    You Can Thank a Trucker for Your Turkey

    While you’re enjoying your meal with friends and family this Thanksgiving, remember to be thankful for truck drivers. Thanksgiving kicks off a hectic holiday season for truckers. These truck drivers spend long hours away from family during holiday festivities to make your holidays happen. Thanksgiving Each year, Americans consume approximately 46 million turkeys on thanksgiving. […]

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