‘Training’ Category

$4.6 Million Grant to Teamsters to Boost Training in Trucking Industry

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Once again, trucking jobs throughout the industry is breaking news. Truck driving and support jobs are in high demand, and the U.S. Department of Labor has given the Teamsters Union a grant to provide training for instructors, high school grads, non-driving support people who want to become truck drivers, and military vets. Let’s say one […]

Medical Providers for Trucker’s 2 Year Physicals to Set Up Shop at Truckstops

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

With a trucker’s schedule, finding time for your DOT physical can be tricky. You need to find a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration–approved medical examiner every two years to maintain your CDL, and sometimes the two-year-deadline approaches when you’re out on the road. In some intriguing semi truck driver news, the FMCSA has partnered with a […]

Are Tougher Rules on the Way for Truck Driver Training?

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

A recent lawsuit may change training requirements for those seeking to embark on a career in the trucking industry. Though auto fatalities have dropped in recent years, fatalities involving large trucks are on the rise, increasing by 4 percent in 2012. Injuries have also increased 18 percent, racking up an astounding 4,000 deaths and over […]