Category Archives: training

Scam alert

The American Trucking Associations passes along this scam alert: For the past two weeks an individual identifying himself as Larry Davis is calling Truck Driving schools representing that he is a recruiter for Knight Transportation, gleaning names of students from … Continue reading

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Topical Tuesday: Back in the bunk

Topical Tuesday: My dad crawled into the bunk … and went to sleep. Topical Tuesday: thoughts on trucking-related subjects by contributing writers By Mike Green My dad crawled into the bunk … and went to sleep. As simple as that … Continue reading

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Back to the drawing board

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has withdrawn its December 26, 2007, notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that proposed new entry-level driver training standards for individuals applying for a commercial driver’s license (CDL) to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in … Continue reading

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Scam alert

For some years now we’ve been alerting you to attempts to scam truck driving job applicants. We spread the word about one scam being perpetrated just to have another pop up. Scamming has gotten so serious that the U.S. Department … Continue reading

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Comment on driver training

Landline Magazine reports that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will host a listening session on entry-level driver training at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March. The FMCSA is soliciting ideas and information pertaining to driver training and will host a listening … Continue reading

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It’s not over till it’s over

Landline magazine reports that Swift Transportation has settled a class action lawsuit brought by many former students of a Swift-operated truck driving school who later had their driving privileges revoked. But there’s more to the story. Despite the settlement, the … Continue reading

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Behind the wheel

Thinking about learning to drive a truck? Or teaching someone how? This should inspire you to stop thinking about it and start doing it: http://www.kristv.com/videoplayer/?video_id=30542&categories

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Talking about driver training

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announces that it will hold a public listening session Monday, January 7, 2013, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. and from 2:00-4:00 p.m., ET, to solicit ideas and information on the issue of entry-level training for drivers of … Continue reading

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CDL test waivers for military veterans

WHBL Radio reported that  veterans and current military employees who have a military license to operate military commercial vehicles, may be able to use it to obtain a Wisconsin commercial driver license (CDL) without having to take the CDL knowledge and skills … Continue reading

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Mike Green passed along this link to a story by Trucking Info regarding the Military Commercial Driver’s License Act of 2012. As reported, the Act will “make it easier for veterans and service men and women to obtain Commercial Drivers’ License, … Continue reading

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