What to Expect After Your CDL Training
So, you’re ready to join the world of truck driving! Before hitting the highway with an official professional driving career, every truck driver must get a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). The first step will be completing a CDL training course like the ones offered at America Truck Driving School.
Once your CDL training is complete and you have passed your CDL exam, you will receive your license. Congratulations! This means you will now be eligible to become a professional truck driver. However, this is just the first of several steps in your new career. Here’s what you can expect in the process: (more…)Read more
4 Ways to Winterize Your Truck
Winter can be one of the toughest times of year for any truck driver, especially those who are driving routes in areas that get a lot of rain, ice or snow. You have to be prepared for any weather situation to keep yourself and other drivers on the road safe this time of year.
As for taking care of your truck, here are four helpful tips from us at America Truck Driving School to keep your vehicle winterized and ready to face this winter season: (more…)Read more
America Truck Driving School’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Truck Drivers
If your friend or family member is a truck driver, they can be tricky to shop for if you don’t know what to look for. Some gifts can be practical while others are just for fun. When considering what gifts to buy a truck driver, think about what will make life on the road more enjoyable for them.
America Truck Driving School has put together a gift guide for truck drivers to help with the 2018 holiday season: (more…)Read more
3 Ways Truckers Can Enjoy Holidays on the Road
Life on the road can be demanding, and perhaps there’s no tougher time of year to be away from your home and family than during the holiday season. However, with the right attitude and some creative planning, you can still make the most of your holiday time with those you care about most.
Here are three holiday trucking tips from America Truck Driving School: (more…)Read more
3 Things to Know About Commercial Truck Mirrors
We’ve all seen the sticker on the back of a big rig: “If you can’t see my mirrors, I can’t see you.” We’ve probably seen it more times than we can count, and for good reason. Mirrors on trucks are the extra set of eyes truck drivers need to keep themselves and the other drivers on the road safe.
Driving the biggest, most powerful—and therefore most potentially destructive—vehicle on the road brings with it an immense responsibility. At America Truck Driving School, we teach safety as being every truck driver’s first and most crucial responsibility, which is why truck drivers must take great care in choosing and maintaining their mirrors. Here are three things to know about choosing mirrors for your commercial truck. (more…)Read more