• veteran waving an american flag in the air

    Finding a new Career within the Trucking Industry

    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the jobless rate for veterans declined from 4.3 to 3.7 percent in 2017. As a veteran, this basically explains that there are opportunities out there after your enlistment time. A popular option among veterans is truck driving. This allows them to learn a new skill as well […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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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