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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    Making the Most of Your CDL Training

    You have decided you are ready to take the exciting step of securing your Commercial Driver License (CDL), now what? One option for securing your CDL in the state of Virginia is to pass a state-approved driver education program designed specifically for commercial motor vehicles. CDS Tractor Trailer Training is an approved CDL training school […]

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    Staying Safe and Watching the Roads in Construction Zones

    Road work can be nerve-wracking for even the most experienced drivers. Rookie drivers are sure to experience some extra anxiety when navigating construction zones. Being prepared and understanding your options to safely drive through the orange cones, can not only keep you safe but others around you as well. Here are a few tips to […]

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    Team or Solo Driving: Understanding Which is Best for You?

    One of the benefits of the trucking industry is being able to have a say in what your career will look like. One of the decisions you will have to make is if you want to drive solo or with a partner. Traveling might be easier with a partner. Then again, you might be the […]

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    How Much Does the Trucking Industry Really Impact our Economy?

    Have you ever counted the number of semi-trucks you pass on your way to work or on a vacation? Probably not. The reality is, most of us do not notice the impact the trucking industry has on the society we live in. Truck drivers deliver over 10 billion tons of product each year. This adds […]

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    Is Truck Driving an Option with a Record?

    Getting back on your feet with a felony conviction can be particularly hard. Understandably, not all employers will trust you. One question you might have is whether you can get a Commercial Driver’s License. Getting a CDL can be a great way to get reliable employment. If you had a CDL before, then you may […]

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    How to get Your Family on Board with a Trucking Career

    Updated April 2023 A trucking career has many benefits, but it may also require you to be away from friends and family for long periods of time. While many companies give you the option to drive locally or regionally, over-the-road (OTR) drivers often earn more. Although driving long distances gives you the chance to see […]