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.
United Truck Driving School Will Help Get You a Step Ahead
The outlook for Commercial Truck Driving Jobs are “… expected to increase by 5% from 2014-2024,” says The Occupational Outlook Handbook of The Bureau of Labor Statistics. That 5% translates to “nearly 98,800 new jobs!” Median pay? The same source states on average “$41,340 per year or $19.87 per hour.” Men and women interested in … Continue reading “4 Benefits of CDL Training School”
Moving Toward YOUR American Dream
So, you’ve started thinking about becoming a truck driver. You want to earn your Commercial Driving License (CDL), that’s a given, but what else have you thought about for your career as it progresses down the road? Have you ever thought about becoming an owner and operator? There are several benefits to taking this career … Continue reading “Is Being an Owner/Operator the Next Step for You?”
What Not To Do During Your CDL Training
We’ve all been there. You’re in school, staring at a test you’ve just been handed and thinking, “why did I not study more?!” It’s a terrible feeling knowing that you should be prepared but you’re not. If you’re taking a practice test, this may be the best time for it to happen because you still … Continue reading “4 Times You’ll Regret Not Paying Attention in Trucking School”
Fours Ways to Show Appreciation on Veteran's Day
November 11th. Veteran’s Day. A time when Americans honor those who have served. But what can you really do? What can you do that would say thank you in a better way than just saying so? Here are four ways to thank a veteran, today: 1. Show, Don’t Tell It’s easy to say “thank you”, … Continue reading “Today, Make Sure to Thank a Veteran”
Is it Possible to Enjoy the Sights as a Trucker?
When you get into your truck for the first time ready to drive across country, you’re probably thinking about the destination. But what about all of the things you’ll pass by on the road? You might be passing through huge cities, national parks or alongside the beach! But will you be able to see all … Continue reading “Touring America While Still on the Job”
United Truck Driving School - Turning Dreams to Reality
Brian Smith had been bouncing around at off jobs his whole life when he decided to make a change. He had spent some time on the road with his brother, a trucker. After enjoying his time trucking, Brian decided this was the life he wanted as well. Now, after finishing up our program at United … Continue reading “Brian Smith Found His New Career”