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.

  • What Students Think About Our CDL Training

    We enjoy hearing what students have to say about their experience at our truck driving school. This allows us to keep improving and consistently deliver quality CDL training. Check out our student reviews from February 2017. Terrence W. Peyton, CO 02/21/2017 Good training. Update facilities!! Training was very good. Need to update facilities a little better. …

  • Advice from Our USTDS School Director

    When you’re looking at different CDL schools, or trying to figure out if truck driver training is something you should really be doing, you do a lot of research online. Google and Yahoo become your best friends, and you’ll search for it all: “Best CDL school near me,” “How long is CDL school?” “How much …

  • An image of the Denver skyline on a cold winter evening, the streets and highway (US Interstate 25) are filled with heavy rush-hour traffic.

    Safety Tips During the Winter Months

    If you’ve never lived in Colorado, it’s easy to get the wrong idea about the winter weather. First things first: It’s Colorado, people! Not North Dakota, Minnesota, or Antarctica! That’s not to say Colorado doesn’t have its fair share of challenging cold weather along the Front Range Urban Corridor. It does, and Coloradans are proud! …

  • An image of 5 different semi trucks parked in a row at a truck stop.

    What Does the Future of the Trucking Industry Look Like

    The 2017 trucking forecast appears to be heading into another year demand. The US economy in 2016 did well with the third quarter corporate profits swelling just under $46 Billion from profits made during the second quarter of 2016. As we continue to wait for the Feds to release data on the fourth quarter of …

  • An image of 7 different crayons that truck drivers can color with to relieve stress while on the road.

    Tips for Relieving Stress While On the Road

    Being a truck driver, or a truck drivers spouse, or a truck driving student can be stressful. Most of us have hobbies that we turn to when we are home, but what do you do when you’re out on the road, in small (ok, cramped) living conditions, with non-traditional working hours? When you can’t really …

  • An image of the green lightbulb, the logo for the Greenlight A Vet campaign.

    Advocate for our military men and women

    Show your support for the men and women who have served this great nation, and Greenlight a Vet! When they’re out of uniform, and in civilian clothes, it’s harder to show our veterans the appreciation they deserve, because they just blend right in with the rest of us. This simple campaign is intended to spark …