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.

  • graphic of colored leaves and white circle in the center that states "What CDS Tractor Trailer Training is Thankful For This Thanksgiving!"

    CDS is Wishing You a Happy Thanksgiving!

    Thankful for You This year, CDS Tractor Trailer Training has much to be thankful for. From our staff to our awesome instructors, we have had such an incredible year working with so many bright and intelligent men and women. To our current students and graduates, what a year we have had with you! We are […]

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    A Bright Future for Truck Drivers

    If you’re looking for a well-paying job in a growing industry, you should consider a career in trucking. The pay is good, truck drivers are in high demand, and the future looks brighter than ever for drivers. The following are a few reasons why it is an excellent time for you to become a truck […]

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    CDS - Roanoke Hoping to see More Women Enter the Industry

    We all know there is a truck driver shortage in America. How will trucking companies be able to fill these gaps? Could the answer be women? CDS Tractor Trailer Training’s Roanoke Training Center certainly thinks so. CDS – Roanoke along with Community College, Virginia Western, has recently started a new initiative┬áto get more and more […]

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    Pros and Cons to Trucking Jobs

    There are 3 main types of truck driving jobs available today. Those are Over-the-Road (OTR), Regional, and Local Trucking. Each of these job categories is different yet equally important within the trucking industry. The following is an explanation of each type of trucking and the differences between them. Take a look into the pros and […]

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    Mayor Levar Stoney Learns About CDL Training

    CDS Tractor Trailer Training’s Richmond Training Location had a wonderful visit from Richmond Mayor, Levar Stoney. As apart of Mayor Stoney’s “One Richmond” mantra, he has been visiting local Richmond companies to learn how residents can find long-term careers. CDS was on the top of Mayor Stoney’s list as we provide CDL training lasting only […]

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    CDS Fox New's Special with Bret Baier

    The trucking industry is essential for the American economy. Nearly every part of the US economy relies on truckers in one way or another, with more than 70% of all freight in the United States moved by trucks. But reports of a driver shortage floods the news outlets and trucking communities. This is leaving many […]

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