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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.

  • the future for the trucking industry is bright

    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 […]

  • CDS Roanoke aims at having more women enter the trucking industry

    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 to get more and more […]

  • over-the-road, regional, and local truck driving jobs with a Class A CDL

    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 […]

  • cds welcomes richmond, va mayor to try out cdl training

    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 […]

  • there is a large truck driver shortage in the United States

    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 […]

  • cds has truck driving simulators at each training center

    Simulation Rig Making a Difference for Students

    Driving a big rig truck can be intimidating, especially the first time you get behind the wheel. Learning how and when to shift gears, sight lines, and even the feel of being in the driver’s seat can take time before you feel comfortable. With the truck driving simulator at CDS Tractor Trailer Training, students can […]

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