Trucking Terms to Know

Throughout your training and into your career, you are likely going to hear a wide variety of trucking terms. The industry has its own unique vocabulary, and this article gives definitions for some of the most common trucking-related acronyms, words, and phrases. Definitions Related to Training CDL – A commercial driver’s license (CDL) is required … Continue reading “Trucking Terms to Know”

Your Guide to CDL Endorsements

A class A commercial driver’s license (CDL) gives you the ability to operate most types of commercial vehicles, including semi-trucks. However, some specialized types of trucks or varieties of freight require additional certifications. CDL endorsements can be added to your license; to earn one, you’ll need to pass additional written exams. Our schools cover material … Continue reading “Your Guide to CDL Endorsements”

Understanding the CDL Test

Earning your commercial driver’s license (CDL) is the first step to starting a rewarding career in the trucking industry. In order to do this, you will need to pass a two-part exam. The first portion consists of multiple-choice questions and the second half requires actually driving a semi-truck. Both of these are broken down further … Continue reading “Understanding the CDL Test”

Choosing a Trucking School

If you are looking for a career where you can experience the freedom of the open road and earn great pay, trucking may be for you. There is a shortage of drivers and this high demand translates into increased job stability and the ability to make more than $66,000 a year.* The first step to … Continue reading “Choosing a Trucking School”