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  • CDL trained drivers continue to be in high demand

CDL Trained Drivers Continue in High Demand

Start a Better Life as a CDL Trained Truck Driver in As Little As 3 Weeks Demand for CDL trained drivers is growing rapidly in an effort to add new employees. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says some job sectors appear to just, "keep trucking." A recent report by the BLS says the number of

  • Help Wanted: Jobs in Trucking Go Unfilled

Did You Know? Jobs in Trucking Go Unfilled

There are plenty of jobs in trucking that pay well and don't require expensive degrees. Businesses with openings are struggling to hire house cleaners, registered nurses, engineers, software developers, as well as truck drivers. Employers say suitable candidates aren't coming forward in sufficient numbers. Individuals who do apply often lack the right skills and experience. The

  • Half of Carriers Offer Sign-On Bonuses, says ATA Study

Half of Carriers Offer Sign-On Bonuses, says ATA Study

American Trucking Associations has released its 2014 Driver Compensation Study, which is a comprehensive evaluation of the way fleets compensate their drivers. The study was first released in 2011. This year’s study found that the average sign-on bonus for drivers is currently $2,300. Due to competition for drivers, as much as 50% of truckload carriers

  • Plenty of Jobs are Available, but the Right Kind of Job Training is Necessary

Plenty of CDL Driving Jobs are Available, but the Right Kind of Job Training is Crucial to Your Success.

Commercial trucks are part of the American landscape. Drivers on the road probably don't notice the difference in truck traffic. However for those paying attention, there are actually thousands of more trucks on the road today that there were even a year ago. That’s because the commercial truck industry is experiencing rapid growth. There are

  • Which Way Are You Going? An OTR Job Pays You to Travel

So, Which Way Are You Going?

How About an OTR Job That Pays You to Travel Okay, I know sometimes you feel a little wanderlust. Everybody does. Sometimes you hear the call of the open road and you just get an itch to see new sights. Well then, the view from the driver's seat is hard to beat. You could get

  • Top 10 questions you are probably asking about getting your commercial drivers license

Top 10 Questions You Are Probably Asking About Getting Your CDL

You may have heard demand for professional, qualified drivers is at an all time high. There is no unemployment in the trucking industry right now. If you are not sure whether it is worth it for you to train for your Class A Commercial Drivers License, you might be asking yourself some of these questions.

  • Despite Driver Shortage, Trucking Sets Revenue Record in 2014

Despite Driver Shortage, Trucking Sets Revenue Record in 2014

Even in the midst of a driver shortage in the industry, if you have any hesitation about the growing importance of truck drivers in the U.S. economy, this should catch your attention. The trucking industry brought in $700.4 billion in revenue in 2014, according to a report released this week by the American Trucking Associations.

  • CDL Truck Driver Training in Sanford Florida (Orlando area)

Is It Time for You to Stop Driving to Work and Start Working as a Driver?

Having a Class A Commercial Drivers License puts more money in your pocket. If you are dissatisfied with your current job, if you are out of work, if you are looking for a new start, if you are just looking for a better paycheck, why not start driving to work?... Do you like to travel?

  • Indianapolis CDL Training Center - Truck Driver Institute

Spotlight: Indianapolis CDL Training Center

About three years ago, Truck Driver Institute purchased an 18-acre, full-blown truck stop near Indianapolis. TDI proceeded to remove five 15,000-gallon fuel tanks, fuel pumps, a large cafeteria and a general store area. On September 2011, this old truck stop found new life as the fully remodeled Indianapolis CDL Training Center for Truck Driver Institute.

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  • Oil Workers Losing Jobs: Truck Driver Jobs Are Plentiful.

Thousands of Oil Workers Losing Jobs: Thousands of Truck Driver Jobs Are Available.

The OIL INDUSTRY is a great way to make a living and provide for your family UNTIL the price of a barrel of crude drops and you get LAID OFF. Recently thousands of hard working off-shore oil workers have been laid off. Do you know someone stuck in this situation? These are some of the