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.

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    Regional Trucking: The Best of Both Worlds

    Regional truck driving fits perfectly between over-the-road (OTR) and local truck driving jobs. In recent years trucking has started to shift towards more regional and local jobs. However, many people don’t know what regional truck driving is or what the day is like. What is regional truck driving? Regional truck driving is a hybrid of …

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    How is the trucking industry is reducing their footprint?

    Trucking is an industry that has a direct effect on emissions. As more trucks go green, the environment benefits. With April including Earth Day, we wanted to share what the trucking industry is doing to become a greener and more sustainable industry. 1. Improving the Trucks Efficiency As trucking continues to grow, so do the …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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    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 …

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