How the Current Trucker Shortage Is Affecting the Price and Availability of Consumer Goods

July 13, 2018 | Blog, HDS Truck Driving Institute News

If you are considering a career as a truck driver, you can expect to be in high demand. There is a significant shortage of truckers on the road, and the dearth of drivers is only expected to get worse in the years to come. Not only is this shortage impacting businesses, but consumers are seeing … Continue reading “How the Current Trucker Shortage Is Affecting the Price and Availability of Consumer Goods”

What New Truckers Need to Know About Severe Weather Driving

June 22, 2018 | Blog, HDS Truck Driving Institute News

CDL programs are like boot camps for future truck drivers. At truck driving school, you’ll learn everything you need to know about safely maneuvering huge big rigs. Pay particular attention when your instructors discuss driving in severe weather. As a truck driver, you may encounter weather conditions you’re unaccustomed to. This is especially important if … Continue reading “What New Truckers Need to Know About Severe Weather Driving”

Understanding Your Truck Driving Career Options

June 8, 2018 | Blog, HDS Truck Driving Institute News

Earning your commercial driver’s license (CDL) will open up a whole world of career possibilities. Even before you graduate from truck driving school, you can dive right in and explore your career options. Truck driving careers can be categorized based on how far the trucker is traveling, what type of freight he or she is … Continue reading “Understanding Your Truck Driving Career Options”