Class A vs Class B CDL

If you are considering getting your commercial driver’s license (CDL), you have likely heard about the different classes of license available. Most often, you’ll hear comparisons between the class A vs class B CDL. There is also a class C license, although this is less common. So, which class of CDL do you need to … Continue reading “Class A vs Class B CDL”

Understanding the Hazmat Endorsement

In addition to the standard commercial driver’s license (CDL), there are a variety of endorsements. These are additional certifications you can add to your license by passing written exams in addition to the general knowledge test. The hazardous materials (hazmat) endorsement is one example and allows you to transport potentially dangerous substances. Why Earn the … Continue reading “Understanding the Hazmat Endorsement”

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”