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.

  • Image of semi truck driving through the snow

    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 […]

  • student sitting at trucking simulator driving

    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 […]

  • cds tractor trailer training has much to be 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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