Education

OOIDA is Offering Owner-Operator Course Online this Fall

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association will be offering an online class this coming fall for those truck drivers who are thinking of becoming owner-operators. The Truck to Success course was first available in-person March 2019, but the pandemic has changed how they deliver the course and will now be online….

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TIA Offering Free Tire Safety Webinars for Fleets

After a successful run of free webinars directed at passenger and light truck tires, the Tire Industry Association has decided to offer free webinars for fleets. These free webinars are for fleets that use mounted tire programs and dealers who provide the same services. Those who register will get to…



North Carolina CDL Training Program has Safely Started up Again

The Vance-Granville Community College in Henderson, North Carolina, has started up its commercial driver’s license driver training program after being closed for COVID-19. The North Carolina College System is allowing schools to teach students who are pursuing transportation careers, with a few modifications made to classes. As part of the…


ATS Offers Free Truck Training APP

Advanced Training Systems is doing its part to get new truckers out on the road to fill the gap. The supply chain has been ambushed by COVID-19, and a lack of new truck drivers is making it difficult for companies to fill their empty trucks. So, to the entire commercial…


COVID-19 is Changing the Truck Driver Hiring Process

There is a shift going on out there in the trucking industry that is affecting the way truck drivers are getting hired. With the closure of driving schools and agencies where you can get a driver’s license, trucking companies are focusing more on experienced drivers. Recent data has shown that…


Free COVID-19 Online Course Available for Truckers

Instructional Technologies is now offering a free online course for truckers titled: COVID-19: What Drivers Need To Know. If you are already a student of ITI this free course is available in your Sentix LMS, otherwise, there is a free video to all truckers at the link below. The course…


Nebraska Kids get Virtual Tour of Trucking Industry

With the lack of truck drivers out there, which may come from a lack of interest these days, maybe teaching them while they are young is a step in the right direction. A classroom of kindergarten and pre-school aged kids in Nebraska got a virtual tour of what goes on…



Kids in Alabama are Learning About the Trucking Industry

The fifth and sixth-grade students at Troy Elementary School in Troy, Alabama, got a lesson about the trucking industry from employees of Wiley Sanders Truck Lines. The students got to hear about what the trucking industry has to offer by way of careers for men and women and how much…