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.
How to Pass the CDL Exam on Your First Try
Are you about to take the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) exam? Are you concerned about passing? It can be an intimidating experience if you are taking your exam for the first time. United Truck Driving School’s goal is to make sure you are prepared to succeed. We have some study tips and tricks to help … Continue reading “Studying for Your CDL Exam”
Learn Tips to Stay Safe on Hazardous Mountain Roads
New drivers will quickly find that driving in the mountains is not like anywhere else. If you have never driven in this terrain, there are a few tips that can make life a lot safer and easier. While you won’t always know the roads you are on as well as others, there are similarities in … Continue reading “Mountain Driving: How to Navigate the Roads Safely”
Truck Driver's Income may be Higher than you Think
Updated June, 2021 Income and the potential to earn money is key when someone is considering what trade or profession they wish to pursue in their lives. People want to pick a career that ensures that they can make a healthy amount of money and live a comfortable life. Some potential job candidates can be … Continue reading “How Much Can Truck Drivers Make?”
Should I Drive OTR or Local?
Updated September, 2020 When you become a truck driver, a lot of opportunities become available to you. One of the first decisions you will have to make is whether you want to be an OTR driver or a local driver. Knowing the benefits and drawbacks of each option will help you to make an informed choice. OTR … Continue reading “Pros and Cons of Over-the-Road and Local Trucking”
What Happens if You have a Record in the Trucking Industry
The truck driving industry is alive and well! In fact, there are shortages of people going into the truck driving profession. Obtaining a CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) with a felony is actually possible in most states. As David Weedmark writes for Legal Beagle, unless the felony was committed while operating a vehicle, in most states, … Continue reading “Will a Felony Keep You from Getting a CDL?”
A Career Change into Trucking is a Family Affair!
Making any career change is a big decision to matter what point in your career you’re in. The same is true for deciding to become a professional truck driver! As a truck driver, you may be required to spend extended periods of time out on the road. Because of this, you may need to get … Continue reading “Getting Your Family On-Board With Your CDL Training”