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 Expect in the Coming Year

    With the continued growth of the trucking industry, updates and changes are made often, causing trends to vary from year to year. At CDS, we want everyone to be informed on what to expect within an advancing field. Here are some of the main trends you’ll likely see in 2023. New Trucks With each new […]

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    Ways to Prepare for the Seasons Changing

    Fall is the second most popular season in the United States, according to multiple studies, behind Spring. As you prepare for the popular season, you will need to be aware of certain things that may differ from Summer and Spring driving. Fall can be a tricky season, especially if you are driving in a region […]

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    Is Driving Over-The-Road Right for Me?

    After graduating from CDL training and passing the CDL exam, students will have a lot of options and opportunities available because trucking companies across the country are looking to hire drivers. Many new drivers will choose to go over-the-road (OTR) to gain valuable experience and start racking up miles. Before deciding on a career path […]

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    Benefits of Being a CDL Instructor

    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 […]

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    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. […]

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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 […]