CAREER TRAINING RESOURCES

Helpful Information About Truck Driving Careers

Check out this selection of articles below to learn more about career choices and how to prepare for in-demand job opportunities.

  • CDL Instructor Teaching Students About Truck

    Make an impact on the next generation of professional drivers!

    Before starting your venture as a professional driver, you must first go through one of United States Truck Driving School’s CDL Training Programs, which combines in-class instruction and behind-the-wheel training. These courses would not be possible without our CDL instructors, who utilize their knowledge and experience of the industry to prepare our students for their …

  • Man wearing mask while behind the wheel of a truck

    What Does the Future of Trucking Have in Store?

    Like many industries, normalcy in the everyday business of trucking was shaken up by the COVID-19 pandemic. The industry saw shifts in employment, operations, procedures, and more. Though the constraints of the situation led to many uncertainties, truck drivers have remained resilient. The ability to adapt to constant change allowed truck drivers to make the …

  • Photo of women reading a newspaper. Text over image reads: "This just in: high demand for drivers in Colorado"

    US Truck in the News

    Colorado’s local economy is booming, leaving the local unemployment rate at 2.8%. With the economy doing so well, many employers are struggling to recruit and retain drivers. The demand for drivers is high, making commercial driving a promising career option. Our Colorado Springs’ school director, John Wescott, was recently featured in an article from KOAA …

  • Image of combat boots and dog tags sitting in front of American flag. Text over image reads: "From military to trucking"

    Getting Your CDL as a Civilian

    As a military veteran transitioning back to civilian life, you may be wondering what your next career path is. The skills veterans learned in the military are easily transferable to the trucking industry. If you’re adjusting back to civilian life, consider a career in the trucking industry! With the need for truck drivers at an …

  • Image of red CDL truck on highway. Text over image reads "Returning to Trucking"

    Is a Full CDL Course or Refresher Course Best for Me?

    Thinking about re-entering the trucking industry? If you previously held a CDL and are looking to return to trucking, United States Truck Driving School can help. Refresh your trucking skills or take a full CDL course and get back up to industry standards! Refresh Your Skills with a CDL Refresher Course United States Truck Driving …

  • image of school bus driver leaning out of stopped bus to make sure students are safe. Text over image reads: "What do school bus drivers do?"

    A Day in the Life of a School Bus Driver

    It’s a given that school bus drivers are responsible for safely transporting students to and from school in the morning and afternoon. But what about the rest of the day? What exactly does a school bus driver do every day? Here is an outline of a typical bus driver’s day. Clock In Some bus drivers …

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