Education

North Dakota College Starts New Truck Driver Program

There is a high demand for truck drivers out there and the Bismarck State College in North Dakota is doing its part to help fill those empty seats. The college has received the Smart Restart Technical Skills training grant from the state’s Department of Commerce and every month four new…

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North Carolina Community College is Fixing the Driver Shortage

The people at the Guilford Technical Community College near Greensboro, North Carolina are doing their part to put truckers behind the wheel of commercial vehicles. With the pandemic going on all around us and shelves being empty, there is a need out there for more truckers to help get supplies…


North Carolina College is Training New Drivers in January

Surry Community College in Dobson, North Carolina is starting its next round of training truck drivers in January. Orientation will be held this coming Monday at 10 a.m. at The Yadkin Center. The Truck Driver Training classes start January 11 and go through March 16, all day, Monday through Friday….


Trucking Scholarships now Available in Wyoming

If you are a Wyoming high school graduate and want to get into the transportation industry, the Wyoming Trucking Association is now taking applicants for their WTA Scholarship Program. To qualify, you must be a Wyoming high school graduate, plan to pursue a career in the transportation industry (this includes…


Indiana Colleges are Filling Truck Driver Seats

There’s a truck driver shortage out there and a group of colleges in Indiana will be doing their part to put an end to it. Conexus Indiana and Ivy Tech Community College are launching a new program to pump out new truck drivers across five campuses starting January 2021 with…


ATA Assembles its Leadership Group

13 of the top executives in the trucking industry have been chosen to make up the LEAD ATA leadership training program. Sponsored by Trimble Transportation, this group of men and women will receive exclusive educational opportunities, encounter real-world problem solving and have access to advanced industry knowledge. This year-long program…



Minnesota Trucking Company Donates Truck to Local College

St. Cloud Technical and Community College in St. Cloud, Minnesota was given a truck to use in its programs. The truck was donated by Jason Michaels of Long Haul Trucking out of Otsego, Minnesota. Since the trucking industry has been good to them lately, they wanted to give back to…


Iowa College Receives Grant to put More Truckers on the Road

The American Trucking Associations has reported a driver shortage in our country and there is a college in Iowa that is doing its part to get drivers out there on the road. Eastern Iowa Community College in Davenport has received $100,000 from the Future Iowa’s Coronavirus Relief Employer Innovation Fund…


Oklahoma Truck Driving School has a Long Wait List

The trucking industry is looking for drivers, and the Arbuckle Truck Driving School in Tulsa, Oklahoma is doing their part to fix this problem. Recently, they’ve had quite a few people wanting to become commercial drivers and now there is a three-month waiting list to get in. There have been…