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Training for Trucking: Enroll in CDL Driver Education

by Kat Saks on

Want to be the king (or queen) of the road? If you’re considering a stint as a truck driver, you’ll need a commercial drivers license (CDL). Requirements for obtaining a CDL differ from state-to-state, but all states require: A vision exam. A medical exam. A written exam. A three-part driving skills exam. Commercial drivers license […]

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Trucker Testing: Commercial Drivers License Exams by Kat Saks on

When you’re ready to get behind the wheel of a tractor trailer, you’ll have to put your trucking skills to the test with a commercial drivers license (CDL) exam. Anyone who wants to drive a commercial vehicle must obtain a CDL. While CDL testing varies from state to state, one thing is certain: A commercial […]

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How to Choose a Commercial Driver Education Program by Kat Saks on

Ready to get behind the wheel of a big truck or tractor trailer? Whether you’re in it for the long haul or just putting on your trucker hat for a short stint, you’ll need a commercial drivers license (CDL) in order to drive a commercial truck. Requirements for obtaining a CDL vary by state, but […]

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What is Commercial Driver Education? by Kat Saks on

If you’re a road trip junkie or just love getting behind the wheel of a big truck, perhaps you’ve considered a job as a commercial truck driver. Before you can hit the road, though, you’ll need a commercial drivers license (CDL). Requirements for obtaining a CDL vary by state, but all states require both a […]

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Stay Safe, Truckers: Conducting CDL Pre-Trip Inspections by Kat Saks on

If you operate a commercial vehicle, you need to know what’s under the hood of your truck. Before hitting the road, commercial drivers should perform a pre-trip inspection to ensure the truck is safe to drive. State motor vehicle departments second this belief. In fact, most states require truck drivers to pass a pre-trip inspection […]

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Safety Tips for Commercial Drivers by Melissa Crumish on

Trucking requires full concentration on the road. Not only must commercial drivers contend with other motorists, dangerous weather conditions, and wandering wildlife, but they must do so while operating large rigs, often carrying heavy and sometimes dangerous cargo. One mistake carries possible huge repercussions. To help stay out of harm’s way, consider the following safety […]

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