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Trucking School Classrooms Vs. Truck Driver Simulators

Tuesday, Feb 5 2019

In your quest to become the best truck driver on the planet, you’re considering going to truck driving school. As you’ve researched schools and training programs, you have seen schools that offer driver simulators. Then you have schools that stick strictly to in-person instructors. Which is better for ... read more

Everything You Need to Know About Yuma Truck Driving School

Tuesday, Apr 10 2018

As you search for the best trucking schools in Arizona, there is one standout contender. The Yuma Truck Driving School offers a comprehensive list of trucking school programs. Whether you are just starting out in the trucking industry or you have been out of the industry for some time and ... read more

How to Start Truck Driving as a Second Career

Thursday, Feb 22 2018

If you are worried about becoming a trucker later in your life or as a second career, know that you aren’t the only person doing this. The current retirement generation, the biggest age group ever to reach retirement at once, is living longer than ever. Thanks to better medicine ... read more

New River Community College Offering CDL Trucking School Classes

Thursday, Nov 9 2017

At New River Community College in Virginia, interested individuals can train to be professional truck drivers. NRCC is offering the CDL training program outside of its college coursework. Plus, you can save big bucks on trucking school through a grant available at the college. Find out everything you need to ... read more

Finding a Balance: How to Pay for Truck Driver Training

Thursday, Jul 13 2017

If you are interested in becoming a trucker, then prepare yourself for some changes. For starters, truck driving school was once an option or pathway to getting hired by a trucking company. However, nowadays if you don’t go to trucking school you’ll be hard pressed to find a ... read more

Choosing the Best Trucking School in Your Region

Thursday, Jun 29 2017

For those interested in going to truck driving school, the biggest task is finding the best school for you. The primary issue is location. After all, you want to find a trucking school near you to avoid having to pay for moving or lodging expenses during the program. Secondly, you ... read more

How to Apply for Trucking Jobs on Trucker Classifieds

Friday, Mar 3 2017

If you want to find new truck driving jobs fast, let Trucker Classifieds be your guide. We help you connect with the that are perfect for you. Start Your Search To get right down to it, start your search for trucking jobs by looking for keywords or phrases pertaining to ... read more

All About the New Driver Training Standards by the DOT

Wednesday, Jan 25 2017

In March 2016 the FMCSA proposed that all new truck drivers, as well as bus drivers, must be trained with new driver training. This training is on par with truck driver training that’s been around for years now through truck driving schools and carriers. That proposal was approved and passed ... read more

Truck Driver Training with the Scania Truck Driving Simulator

Wednesday, Jan 18 2017

You need to practice driving a semi so you can get your CDL. Yet you don’t know any truckers and have no clue of how to borrow a big rig. That does not matter to your CDL examiner, who expects you to pass the road test and the written ... read more

Line Haul, Specialized and Dedicated Trucking Jobs: What You Should Know

Saturday, Oct 15 2016

Searching for a trucking job involves dealing with a lot of different job types. Flatbed trucking jobs, tanker loads, dry van deliveries, reefers, and cattle haulers are just some of the haul types you’ll get a chance to work on. If you are interested in branching out to other ... read more