Article Category: Truck Driving School Day-By-Day

The Backing Range At Trucking Driving School - It's Like Clown Soup For The Soul

by Brett Aquila

Learning to back up a rig is clumsy at best. Nothing about it is easy. Having fun with it helps make learning easier, but prepare to embarrass yourself!

Truck Driver Training: The Beginning

by BlueHillsTrucker

Getting started with CDL training meant a ton of bookwork in the beginning, working outside in temps below zero, and busting up some drivetrains.

The Completion Of CDL Training (After A Lot Of Stress!)

by Philosopher Paul

I've completed my CDL training and I now have my CDL but there was plenty of stress and some rough teachers to deal with along the way - here's the story

An Intro To Big Trucks And Truck Driving School Part III - The CDL Exam

by Brian Laine

We covered the operation of a big rig and took a drive, now I'll cover taking the CDL exam and share thoughts about the process of getting your CDL.

Attending Truck Driving School Part II - First Day On The Yard

by Rick Huffman

My first day of backing up a big rig in truck driving school and we were all nervous and excited. None of us knew what backing a big rig would be like

Attending Truck Driving School Part I

by Rick Huffman

The beginning of my truck driving adventures started here with cdl school where I met an incredible variety of people looking to become truck drivers

Randy's Truck Driving School - Day 6

by rbradyjohnsen

Nearly a week into CDL training and more students are dropping out of the class. It's a fast-paced truck driving school and not everyone will make it.

Randy's Truck Driving School - Day 5

by rbradyjohnsen

I can't believe my husband's been at truck driving school less than a week, it feels like a month. His CDL training has been fast-paced and tough.

Randy's Truck Driving School - Day 4

by rbradyjohnsen

Almost finished with the first week of truck driving school. The pace is quick and some people are struggling, while others are doing just fine.

Randy's Truck Driving School - Day 3

by rbradyjohnsen

The fast pace of CDL training at truck driving school continues as students continue to drop out of the program due to health and background issues.

Randy's Truck Driving School - Day 2

by rbradyjohnsen

The pace of CDL training at trucking school has started out very fast and it's been a tough adjustment in lifestyle for both my husband and myself.

Randy At Truck Driving School - Day 1

by rbradyjohnsen

Well, I spoke to Randy for nearly an hour last night about his first full day at truck driving school, and it was a 12-hour marathon starting at 7 am.

First Week of Company-Sponsored Schooling

by Wagonwheel

I've just completed my first week of truck driving school and what a week it has been! We covered backing, pre-trips, got our CDL permit, and more!

Beginning Week Two Of CDL Training: What Do You Mean, 'Don't Hit That Car'?

by Adrian Nunenkamp

Day two of week two dawned chilly and rainy.  That's typical for the Northwest this time of year. Our truck driver training is moving into new areas.

CDL Training - Hopefully Taking The CDL Test This Week

by TruckerMike

Our CDL test looms on the horizon - just a few days til I'll have my CDL. Truck driving school has been fun but I'm ready to get out on the road!

CDL Training - One Test Down, Two More Remaining

by TruckerMike

In this blog, TruckerMike explains how he passed his pre-trip inspection exam, but the instructor and the test were really tough!

CDL Training - Approaching Test Day

by TruckerMike

The start of week 4 means testing time for our CDL student in truck driver training. Here Mike blogs about nerves before test time.

CDL Training - Getting Ready for Test Day

by TruckerMike

Well our CDL exams are getting near and here's how we're preparing for the big day.

CDL Training - White Knuckle Driving on City Streets

by TruckerMike

During his third week of CDL training the school has brought the challenges up a notch and it's on to the city streets we go!

CDL Training - Learning a Few Tricks to Driving a Big Rig

by TruckerMike

Half way through the 3rd week of his CDL school, our own TruckerMike is getting the feel for the truck and making progress!

CDL Training - Confidence is Building and Another Pre-Hire Recieved!

by TruckerMike

This wraps up week two of my adventure in truck driving school. I'm having a great time sharing my experiences with everyone!

CDL Training - More Driving Practice

by TruckerMike

In day 7 of truck driving school, our student is catching on fast and enjoying the hell out of learning how to drive!

CDL Training - My First Day Driving With a Trailer!

by TruckerMike

We've been bobtailing around the yard but today was our first day on the road pulling a trailer. Wow!

CDL Training - My First Day Behind the Wheel of a Big Rig!

by TruckerMike

It's the start of week two for our student who is giving us his day-by-day experiences live! Today is his first day driving a rig!

My 4th and 5th Day of Truck Driving School - Passing My CDL Written Exams!

by TruckerMike

We just completed our first week of truck driving school and I passed the exam to get my permit! Let me tell you how it went.

CDL Training - My Third Day of Truck Driving School!

by TruckerMike

Day three in CDL school brought air brakes, a trip out to the truck to learn hands on, and anticipation of Friday's permit exam!

Golden Rules Of Trucking Safety: Speed and Following Distance

by TruckerMike

Two of the most important safety guidelines in the trucking industry involve proper speed for conditions and following distance.

CDL Training - My Second Day of Truck Driving School!

by TruckerMike

This is day to of our CDL training. We're documenting every day of truck driving school so you can follow along!

The Structure Of CDL Schooling: Four Weeks To My CDL

by TruckerMike

In my first day of CDL training they talked about the school structure and how we'll have our CDL license in just 4 weeks!

CDL Training - My First Day Of Truck Driving School!

by TruckerMike

The day has arrived! My first day of truck driving school and it was great! Let me tell you what it was all about.

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