Meet Some of the Most Influential Women in Trucking

November 23rd, 2018 | Truck Driving

The trucking industry has historically been dominated by male drivers and managers. But increasingly, women have been making their own mark on the transportation industry. These days, there are more female drivers, transportation managers, and trucking company executives and owners than ever. Here’s a quick look at some of the most influential women in trucking. more »

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How ELDs Make Life Easier for Truckers

November 9th, 2018 | Truck Driving

The electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is one of the latest changes in the world of trucking regulations. This mandate is now in effect, which means all truckers must keep an ELD in their cabs to track their driving time. While news of the ELD mandate has been met with a mixed reception, truckers have more »

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Military and Veteran Benefits at Phoenix Truck Driving Institute

August 10th, 2018 | Truck Driving, Veterans

Here at Phoenix Truck Driving Institute, we understand the challenges of reintegration after military service. Our CDL program thanks military service-members and veterans for their service by providing vocational training support. Use your transferable skills to get ready for a rewarding career in the trucking industry. Montgomery GI Bill This bill offers education benefits for more »

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How Driving Laws Vary from State to State

July 13th, 2018 | Truck Driving

In truck driving school, learning the rules of the road is an important part of your studies. However, it is important to note that in addition to national laws, each state has its own set of driving laws. As a driver, knowing both the national laws and the laws of the state in which you more »

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Will Self-Driving Trucks Take Over the Industry?

June 8th, 2018 | Truck Driving

There’s been a lot of buzz about autonomous vehicles lately. While the safety record of and public reactions to autonomous vehicles have been a mixed bag, the future of self-driving big rigs is actually pretty exciting. That’s because, contrary to popular belief, self-driving trucks are not expected to replace actual truck drivers. The industry will more »

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Where Do Truck Drivers Live?

March 23rd, 2018 | Truck Driving

Since truckers spend so much time on the road, you might wonder what they do when they’re not driving. Some truck drivers, especially those who drive more locally, like to enjoy a normal life at home with their families when they’re not on the job. Other drivers that don’t have the same kinds of commitments more »

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Advantages of a Career As an Owner Operator

May 12th, 2017 | Truck Driving

After you have received your CDL and truck driver training, consider the advantages that come with being an owner operator. With your own truck, you have the chance to be your own boss. Continue reading to learn the advantages of being an owner operator truck driver. You have a more flexible schedule. One of the more »

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