CDL Training Resources & Trucking Career News
Helpful Information About Truck Driving Careers
Check out this selection of articles below to learn more about career choices and how to prepare for in-demand job opportunities within the trucking industry. Then, when you’re ready to get started with your CDL Training, give us a call! Contact us at 619-345-3676 if you are interested in our San Diego Campus, or call 951-344-4827 if you would like to know more about our Riverside Campus.
Getting On Board With the New ELD Mandate
The new electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is part of MAP-21 and it states that the records of duty status (RODS) must now be filed through an electronic means that creates a safer work environment for all drivers. The ELD law specifies that electronic records of RODS must now be kept of the time that … Continue reading “What is the ELD Mandate?”
Tips to Making Winter Driving Easier for Truckers!
For most truck drivers around the US, winter is just around the corner. The elements that come along with winter can make a truck drivers job a bit more challenging. Here are five tips to help make driving during the winter months as safe as possible! Create Winter Maintenance Policies Make this as specific to … Continue reading “5 Ways To Prepare Your Truck For Winter”
United is Wishing You a Very Happy Thanksgiving!
Thankful for You This year, United Truck Driving School has much to be thankful for. From our staff to our awesome instructors, we have had such an incredible year working with so many bright and intelligent men and women. To our current students and graduates, what a year we have had with you! We are … Continue reading “What United Truck Driving School is Thankful for”
How Military Skills can be used in Trucking
Finding a job can be difficult for anyone, but this can be an especially difficult task for military veterans. After serving in the military it can be hard to decide where exactly your career will go next. You may not even know what kind of job you’d like or how you can apply the skills … Continue reading “Trucking: The Perfect Career for Military Veterans”
CDL training designed for your Busy Schedule!
The first step toward becoming a professional truck driver is to start your CDL training. Driving a tractor-trailer is no simple task, there is a specific level of training and knowledge required in order to do the job correctly. There are a couple of different types of commercial drivers license (CDL) out there and each one … Continue reading “How Long Does CDL Training Take?”
What to expect in your CDL training
As someone looking to start their CDL training, you may be wondering if you’ll be able to observe other drivers before getting behind the wheel. The short answer is yes! At United Truck Driving School you’ll be given plenty of opportunities to observe other truck drivers including both your classmates and instructors with years of experience … Continue reading “Learning from Experienced Truck Drivers”