The need for drivers for tractor-trailer or heavy trucks is expected to grow by at least 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, which is about average compared to other occupations according to the trucking jobs report. That will total about 108,400 additional jobs. Truck drivers play an important role in the economy because truckers keep the supply chains moving and transport freight from one location to another. When the demand for goods increases, the demand for truckers will also
There is a demand for professional drivers, especially in the trucking industry. To operate a commercial vehicle, you will most likely need a commercial driver’s license (CDL). To get a CDL, you should check with your state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). There are slightly differing requirements and procedures from one state to another. Usually, you are required to complete a written application then acquire a learner’s permit. You will need to maintain the learner’s permit for
Fast food is next inline to see the affects of driver shortages. Here is a great article on the shortage of CDL truck drivers from MSN. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/markets/cheap-prices-will-be-the-latest-casualty-of-the-trucker-shortage/ar-BBUeMwC Leslie Patton and Matt Townsend Let’s help America by putting you in the driver seat. Receive your Class-A CDL in 3 weeks at Diesel Truck Driver Training School. You can apply online today or call toll free (800) 332-7364 to get started.
Trashmen. We all have seen them. We know the basic duties they perform. A trashman’s primary role is to either ride on or drive a garbage truck to collect trash along the assigned route and collect trash from businesses and residences. Sometimes there is automated trash pickup, where the driver operates an electronic lift that empties dumpsters or trash receptacles into the truck. At other times, a worker must lift the receptacles and dump them by hand into the
Diesel Driving School has been in the driver training business since far back 1963 that’s for about or over 50 years. The training school is located at Sun Prairie, WI near Madison WI. Since its establishment, it has made trained and turned individuals into professionals with Commercial Driver’s License and not just that it also helps them obtain the proficient skills required in order to be able to work in any of the largest corporations around the world. Diesel
As far as trucking is concerned, the term hotshot refers to either the freight, the truck, or both. Hotshot freight is hauled for one customer who needs it expedited. Hot shot trucking freight is hauled in a midsize truck, which is class 3, 4 or 5. These loads aren’t hauled with semi-trucks, but instead, are trailers pulled by heavy-duty pickup trucks. Commonly used trucks include Ford Super Duty models, the Chevy Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD, and the Ram 3500.
Truck driver jobs play an important role in all industries. They transport goods from one location to another, making their way across the country. Most truck drivers operate trucks that have a gross vehicle weight (GVW) capacity, which means the combined weight of the cargo, passengers, and truck exceed 26,000 pounds. Truck drivers deliver goods over intercity routes and sometimes travel through several states. Choosing to be a CDL truck driver is a major lifestyle choice because you could
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 drive across state lines with these larger vehicles. There are some other kinds of commercial driver’s licenses, but they are
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 stop for a minute and think about those that pioneered the way for us to enjoy everything we are blessed
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 encourage our students to make the most of the opportunity. Here are some of what we think are