Company-sponsored CDL training versus private CDL training is one of the first big career decisions you'll make. Here's a quick rundown of the differences.
TruckingTruth's free online CDL training course helps make learning a lot easier. Here's an overview of it, and advice for getting the most out of it.
Getting started with CDL training meant a ton of bookwork in the beginning, working outside in temps below zero, and busting up some drivetrains.
After earning a college degree, being a stay-at-home dad, and then a substitute teacher, it was time for a career change. Here's how CDL training began.
Most people get through truck driving school, but others do not. Here's some great advice that will help you pass truck driving school with flying colors.
CDL training is certainly not easy. Here are four main reasons why people tend to fail their training at truck driving school and how to prevent them.
Options for funding your tuition to truck driving school include grants, student loans, sponsored training, tuition reimbursement, and many more.
I recently became a certified CDL instructor and I was given my first students to train on shifting gears. Here's the story, and some advice for newbies
Choosing a truck driving school is not difficult when you know the right factors to consider. Here is a great article to help you choose your CDL training
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
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.
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.
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.
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
This is what I've learned from the perspective I've gained as my husband went through the classroom training in truck driving school.
Almost three weeks into truck driving school and this CDL training is high pressure and intense. It's difficult, and there's a lot to deal with.
Truck driver training is always filled with a lot of pressure and uncertainty. That is what has made his accomplishments so special.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Well, it's been one week since Randy left for CDL training, and what a week it's been. It went by fast for him, it felt more like a month to me.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After many long weeks my CDL schooling is coming to an end and it appears I've landed my first truck driving job. Oh happy days!
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.
So finally I got into truck driving school and started the classroom phase. Some was fun, some was boring, but then we started the yard phase.
Getting through my CDL training is not easy, and getting a job and getting rollin in this economic environment is proving to be tough.
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.
Well I finally did it! After a whole year of thinking about it, I decided it was time for me to dive head-first into over-the-road truck driving!
Don't wait until CDL school is over to begin applying to trucking companies. Here is some advice to help you land that first trucking job.
I'm in truck driving school and it's getting near our time to take the CDL test. The program is fast paced, but fun and exciting!
Our CDL training at the end of week one has us out on the range backing up tractor trailers and doing pre-trip inspections.
Day two and day three of my truck driving school were filled with tests and more classroom time. This is a very fast paced course!
Half way through the third week of his CDL school, our own TruckerMike is getting the feel for the truck and making progress!
The day has arrived! My first day of truck driving school and it was great! Let me tell you what it was all about.
If you're looking for free, or no-money down, truck driver training, this is a great place for you to find companies that offer this service!
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