A Closer Look at HDS Truck Driving Institute Programs

March 15, 2014 | HDS Truck Driving Institute News

As a nationally recognized CDL school in Tucson, HDS Truck Driving Institute is focused on providing students with a full scope of driver training and education. Our programs are flexible enough to fit around the needs of working professionals while providing real-world experience from seasoned drivers. Learn more about your career opportunities from HDL below. … Continue reading “A Closer Look at HDS Truck Driving Institute Programs”

Three Things Every New Truck Driver Needs to Know

March 5, 2014 | HDS Truck Driving Institute News

Only a small percentage of auto accidents involve large commercial trucks, but their considerable size means that even minor accidents can have serious consequences. Some safety skills can only be learned through on-the-job experience and CDL training, but there are a few tips that can help you minimize risks on the road. Avoid Distractions Taking … Continue reading “Three Things Every New Truck Driver Needs to Know”

For More Trucking Industry Trends And Tips Visit These Websites

February 20, 2014 | HDS Truck Driving Institute News

In our recent posts, we discussed the most classic songs about truck driving and industry standards for drug and alcohol screening. Read more about these topics below. To begin your career as a commercial driver, contact HDS Truck Driving Institute in Tucson (520) 622-0419 or Phoenix (602) 484-7901. ·         The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration … Continue reading “For More Trucking Industry Trends And Tips Visit These Websites”

Top 5 Country “Trucker” Songs

February 5, 2014 | HDS Truck Driving Institute News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYk70a8lYKM The commercial truck driving industry celebrates its sense of community and the trucking lifestyle through CB radio slang and trucking-inspired music. We’ve covered both of these topics in our recent blog posts. Now get the top five country trucking songs as selected by Haleigh T, a regular YouTube.com host for Country Music News Blog. … Continue reading “Top 5 Country “Trucker” Songs”

Drug Testing in the Transportation Industry

January 20, 2014 | HDS Truck Driving Institute News

To maintain high standards of safety and professionalism, commercial drivers are subject to federal regulations outlined by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), which is a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). One component of maintaining your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), is complying with the FMCSA’s drug testing regulations via your carrier … Continue reading “Drug Testing in the Transportation Industry”