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.

  • CDL truck driver instructor with student

    Benefits of Being a CDL Instruct

    Becoming a CDL instructor can be a gratifying career path for current truck drivers. It allows you to use your experience to train the next generation of professional truck drivers. The trucking industry is growing and as a result, more instructors are needed to help train students. As a CDL instructor, you have the chance […]

  • White Tanker Truck leaving the mountains on left side

    Be Prepared for Driving Across America

    When driving as an over-the-road (OTR) driver, truck drivers will come across many different terrains that they will have to know how to handle. The four main landscapes that can take drivers by surprise; mountains, deserts, icy winters, and East coast roads. Professional truck drivers need to prepare themselves and their trucks for each situation. […]

  • A CDS truck used for CDL training

    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 […]

  • CDS truck with student driver driving during a WDBJ 7 new story

    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, […]

  • two red semi trucks driving down interstate

    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 […]

  • women in trucking trailer with text over image that reads "roanoke training center targets women truck drivers"

    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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