January 27th, 2017 | Truck Driving

From ships to wagons to trains to trucks, the moving of cargo in America has progressed significantly since the turn of the 20th Century.

New Orleans, Louisiana, 1943. "Victory Oi...

New Orleans, Louisiana, 1943. “Victory Oil” truck. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In the 21st Century, we’re even looking towards having trucks running on autopilot! We’d thought you’d enjoy a few rides down memory lane, a little bit of old school trucking fun.

This next video is a documentary from the 50s. Courtesy of the American Truck Historical Society. It’s a:

1950’s historical promotional documentary made by P.I.E. (Pacific Intermountain Express) a defunct trucking company now, PIE was once a significant motor carrier. Wheels of Progress.

This one from, Smart-Trucking.com, features big rigs from the 50s and 60s. Kind of like going to a classic car show. Here are some classic trucks…

Trucking companies come and go. Here’s a tribute to some well-known trucking brands that once were a familiar sights on the highways.

Here at Phoenix Truck Driving Institute, we instruct our drivers with the latest equipment (sorry, not autonomous trucks, yet!). We prepare you for the great truck driving jobs that are waiting for you when you graduate with your CDL.

Contact us today or come to one of our monthly career days!