This article provides essential tips for potential truck drivers on how to prepare for a CDL and land a job. Learn about the requirements for a clean driving record, criminal record, drug/alcohol history, medical record, and employment history.
This article covers the major factors that will affect your ability to find work in the trucking industry. Learn about criminal history, alcohol related violations, drug and alcohol testing, driving record, employment history, physical health, age, and different truck driving school scenarios.
This article provides an overview of the tests truck drivers must take before being assigned their own truck. It covers the road test, coupling and uncoupling procedures, a skills test, a test on the Qualcomm, and a trip planning test. Tips and advice are provided for passing the tests and getting assigned a truck.
This article provides an overview of the truck driver training process, from learning to testing to graduating. It provides tips on how to pass the driving and written tests and explains the importance of following company policies and procedures.
Truck driving can be a very rewarding career but it requires training and dedication. Learn what to expect before entering a truck driving school, how to prepare yourself, and how to maximize your chances of getting hired.
Truck driving is a special profession that is not for everyone. Learn about the two assumptions about truck driving, the difficulty of finding local work, and the pros and cons of getting your CDL on your own, through company-sponsored training, or through a private or public school.
Researching the right trucking companies can be difficult. This article provides tips on researching potential trucking companies, such as the location, courses, and pay of the company, so you can make the best decision for your career.
Get all the information you need to know about DOT physicals, which are a necessary part of the trucking industry. Learn about the questions you need to answer, the physical tests you need to do, and the medical card you can get with your successful physical.
Learn what DAC reports are and how employers use this information to decide whether or not to hire a driver. Understand the importance of disputing a DAC report to make sure your record is accurate and up-to-date.
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