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.

  • What to Buy Before Hitting the Road

    Congratulations! You’ve gotten your first truck driving job. You have a nice shiny new truck… but now what? Here is a list of must-haves every trucker should bring along for a smooth ride. Personal Necessities Clothing From comfortable driving clothes to off duty clothes, it’s important to bring along plenty of options. You’ll also want […]

  • Finding the Best Company for Your Lifestyle

    Trucker drivers are in high demand throughout the United States with more than 60,000 current job openings. Many more will be added in the coming years as the “Baby Boomer” era of truck drivers continue to retire. Whether you wish to work in local, region, or distance trucking, there are job openings out there that […]

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    Start the New Year with a New Career!

    A very Happy New Year to everyone from the entire staff and instructing group at CDS Tractor Trailer Training. What a year we have had in 2018. With so many students graduating from all of our training facilities, we have had quite a busy year. We’ve seen veterans, wives, married couples, best friends, and more […]

  • Continued Growth in Trucking for the New Year

    As we move toward 2019 many in the industry are wondering what the New Year holds in terms of the trucking industry. Experts overall are saying that 2019 appears to be a positive year for the industry. There will continue to be demand growth and plenty of jobs available for anyone who wants to get […]

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    4 Steps to Be Prepared for Winter Weather

    As the temperature seems to get colder and colder and winter sets in, many truck drivers are beginning to consider how they will prepare their truck so they can continue on working throughout the winter months. It’s important that truck drivers are aware of how they can prepare their truck for winter to ensure they are able […]

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    A New Way to Prepare Truckers for the Road

    The CDS Winchester Training Center at the Lord Fairfax Community College recently had a visit from the Local DVM. The new truck driving simulator has been a big hit with our trucking students. Local DMV wanted to check it out for themselves. They checked in with James Robinson, one of our CDS instructors at our […]

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