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How To Get Your Class A CDL

If you would like to drive a semi-truck for a living, you will need a commercial driver’s license (CDL). A Class A CDL is a license that allows the driver to operate any combination of vehicles that weight 26,001 pounds or more with the vehicle that is being towed weighing more than 10,000 pounds. This license is also needed to...

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Labor Day – why we celebrate

The team here at Diesel Driving School love our business, we get a real kick from training people and helping them achieve their goals and begin that journey to a successful career. Is there anything better than helping someone improve or change their lives? We don’t think so, and that is why Labor Day is a great time to just...

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Farming and agricultural distribution

Farming is an essential industry, we would be lost without it, but that doesn’t mean that it should just stay as it is forever. In fact, farming has constantly evolved throughout history, adapting to new demands and incorporating new technology as it has appeared. Today, farming faces some of the greatest challenges ever, with environmental impact being a particular factor...

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Things to do in Wisconsin

Our dedicated training courses pack a lot of education into your time with us, but that does not mean its all work, all the time. As a residential course, you will have some spare time to explore Wisconsin and relax a bit. In fact, that break can really benefit the learning process and help your overall performance, so we always...

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Acquiring A CDL Course

A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is a key that opens the door to a rewarding career, and with some care and preparation, you can get yours quickly with just a few steps and a CDL training course. 1. The Medical Before you can start on your journey to a CDL, you need to pass a Federal Department of Transportation (DOT)...

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Cement Truck Driving – a rewarding challenge

One of the greatest things about a career as a truck driver is that there are endless possibilities to find something you love doing every day. While most people think about long distance haulage when they talk about truck driving, there are many other options, and one that really is very different is cement truck driving. Driving a cement truck,...

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New Opportunities in 2018

As a new year begins, we all look forward, thinking about the future and what it has to offer. For heavy machinery operators and CDL truck drivers, this can be thoughts of the job prospects this coming 12 months may bring, but what exactly will 2018 bring? CDL truck drivers have several concerns about the future, especially as electric trucks...

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Winter Driving For Trucks

Talking about winter driving for trucks or semis is not quite as easy as it would seem, as how snow or ice affects you can vary a lot. From the state you are in and the weather you encounter to the type of truck and load, it can all make a difference when it comes to winter driving. However, that...

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Walmart is purchasing Tesla Trucks

When Elon Musk announced the new Tesla electric semi-truck, it had the potential to be a move that transformed the trucking industry, but that can only happen if major transporters embrace the new technology. Looking at what the truck can offer, with a 500-mile range, electronic connection directly to fleet management systems and significant power advantages, along with a projected...

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Professional Truckers Are Ready For Winter Driving

Winter driving is something that needs to be prepared for no matter what kind of vehicle you drive. But drivers of the big trucks have to be ready for much more than most people realize. That’s why Diesel Truck Driver Training School has training dates all year long no matter what kind of weather it is. Driving In Real Time...

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