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More Boot Camp Stories From My Time In A Company-Sponsored CDL Training Program

by SharBear

Going through a company-sponsored CDL training program is no bed of roses. Here are some of my experiences and some challenges you can expect to face.

Trucking School Part III - Boot Camp

by Rick Huffman

Backing up a truck and learning to shift are two key elements at truck driving school, but some patient instructors are helping our class immensely.

Randy's Truck Driving School - Days 16 And 17

by rbradyjohnsen

Truck driver training is always filled with a lot of pressure and uncertainty. That is what has made his accomplishments so special.

Randy's Truck Driving School - Days 13, 14 And 15

by rbradyjohnsen

Truck driving school is filled with anxiety and tension. Passing his road test has Randy feeling quite relieved and anxious to begin road training.

Randy's Truck Driving School - Day 12

by rbradyjohnsen

Randy took his driving test at CDL school today and called me with the results. I was up all night emailing unemployment records for his company.

Randy's Truck Driving School - Day 11

by rbradyjohnsen

The pre-trip inspection test is today, and the road test is tomorrow. It's day 11 of CDL training and things are getting more stressful for everyone.

Randy's Truck Driving School - Day 10

by rbradyjohnsen

Ten days into CDL training and the fast pace continues. They are driving more, but the quizzes and the pressure of their CDL training continues.

Randy's Truck Driving School - Day 9

by rbradyjohnsen

As hard as you think becoming a truck driver will be, it's even harder. I've lost ten pounds from the stress of CDL training in the past few weeks.

Randy's Truck Driving School - Day 8

by rbradyjohnsen

We're into the second week of trucking school and things are still moving along very quickly! They are getting ready for their driving test very soon.

Truck Driving School - Week 2, day 4 - The Truck demands a sacrifice!

by Adrian "Old Wolf" Nunenkamp

Day four of my journey towards becoming an Over the Road driver was rather exciting. We had a great mix of backing, and some challenging driving.

On The Road Again: Week 2, Day 3 of CDL Training

by Adrian "Old Wolf" Nunenkamp

Today there were several activities, including speaking to a few recruiters, pre-trip inspections, backing practice, and a short trip on the highway.

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

by Adrian "Old Wolf" 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 Week Two - Finding Out Which Of Us Will Make It Through

by Peter Jr

Ah, week two. The magical week that separates the truck drivers from the…well…not truck drivers? This is where the rubber meets the road.

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!

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