Why Trucking is One of the Best Jobs for Veterans

February 15, 2020 | Uncategorized

Transitioning from the military into civilian life can be challenging. You have a unique and valuable skill set, but many civilian companies don’t recognize this. One-third of veterans in the United States are currently underemployed, meaning that they are working jobs where they are overqualified and underpaid. If you are anxious about your transition out … Continue reading “Why Trucking is One of the Best Jobs for Veterans”

Reasons to Add a Hazmat Endorsement to Your CDL

November 15, 2019 | Uncategorized

At HDS Truck Driving Institute (HDS truck driving school), we offer a variety of programs that allow you to earn your commercial driver’s license (CDL). In addition to helping you prepare for and pass the written and skills tests, our Class A CDL Training Program provides three endorsements, including hazardous materials, also known as hazmat. … Continue reading “Reasons to Add a Hazmat Endorsement to Your CDL”

Funding Your Commercial Driver’s License

October 30, 2019 | Blog, HDS Truck Driving Institute News

Commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders can earn more than $64,000 a year* as truck drivers. In order to begin your career driving a commercial motor vehicle, you can either earn your CDL through independent study or by attending classes at a CDL training school. While truck driving school does require you to pay tuition fees, … Continue reading “Funding Your Commercial Driver’s License”

Preparing Yourself for Your First Long-Haul Trucking Job

March 28, 2019 | Blog

Your first long-haul trucking job may be exciting and anxiety provoking at the same time. Despite careful training and education, it’s natural to have some nervousness about going out on the road for extended periods, hauling large loads and navigating tight loading docks. Preparation is key to having the best possible experience on your first … Continue reading “Preparing Yourself for Your First Long-Haul Trucking Job”

Increase Your Earning Potential with a Career in Trucking

February 22, 2019 | Blog

With a high demand for truck drivers and an ever-dwindling number of qualified drivers available, new truckers have boundless career opportunities. The pay is what attracts many drivers to the industry, and new drivers can quickly see their salaries increase as the demand for drivers far outpaces the supply. Even in this marketplace that is … Continue reading “Increase Your Earning Potential with a Career in Trucking”