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.

  • How will the ELD Affect Truck Drivers?

    ELD or Electronic Logging Device is a system that is installed in the truck to log a driver’s hours of service and other information. The intent is to automate the traditional handwritten processes so there will no longer be a need for logbooks. Using this type of system also makes it easy for information to … Continue reading “What is the ELD Mandate?”

  • Understanding the Truck Driving School Process

    If you are thinking about becoming a Class A CDL driver, it is suggested that you go through training courses. Training provides both classroom training to help pass the written portion of the exam, and practice driving for the behind-the-wheel portion.┬áDriveCo CDL Learning Center provides training in both of these areas during a four-week, 160-hours, … Continue reading “What Should I Expect from Truck Driving School?”

  • The Positive Outlook of Truck Driving

    The trucking industry, like many other industries, will likely go through an overhaul in the coming years. With the advancement of the technology and the increase in online retail businesses translates into the need for a growth in developing a skilled, trucking workforce. The following are some of the highlights reported for the trucking industry: … Continue reading “The Future of the Trucking Industry”

  • Understanding the Differences in Truck Driving

    Earning a CDL opens the door to a world of possibilities. A shortage of truck drivers has plagued the industry for some time and is expected to continue. This creates plenty of job opportunities for new drivers. In a short period, entry-level drivers can expect to earn above-average wages in a high-growth industry. In addition … Continue reading “Over-the-Road vs. Regional vs. Local Trucking”

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    Tuition Assistance Options at DriveCo

    Updated February 2020 Paying for CDL Training can be a struggle for many students. At DriveCo CDL Learning Center, we never want a lack of funds to keep you from completing CDL Training. For that reason, we offer several tuition assistance options, ranging from grants to scholarships, that can be utilized when cash flow is … Continue reading “How to Pay for CDL Training”

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    Why You Should Get Your Commercial Driver's License

    Although getting a Commercial Driver’s License does take a bit of time and effort, the advantages are well worth it. It can open a world of employment opportunities that you might not have even considered. Commercial Truck Drivers Are In High Demand The average age of a truck driver according to recent data is approaching … Continue reading “3 Advantages to Getting a CDL”