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July 21st Webinar: “Economic Outlook: A Guide for Driver Engagement, Workforce Development and Business Opportunities”

On July 21, 2016, the Truckload Carriers Association is presenting a webinar: “Economic Outlook: A Guide for Driver Engagement, Workforce Development and Business Opportunities.” We invite anyone interested in this topic to view the webinar. “For every mile-per-hour drop in speed, America needs an additional 67,000 drivers just to move the same amount of freight,” says FTR […]

Sleep Apnea and Commercial Drivers: A Deadly Combination

We’re trying to spread the word about the dangers associated with untreated sleep apnea and commercial drivers so we’re featuring the guest article below from our friends at Zehl & Associates Law Firm: There’s no question that driver fatigue poses a serious threat to safety on our nation’s roadways. But just how bad is the […]

Employee Appreciation: London!

London makes things happen at Progressive Truck Driving School! We’re thrilled to have London as one of our star staff members! Complete this form to apply to Progressive Truck School!

Trucking is a New Adventure Every Day

At Progressive Truck Driving School, we train drivers for the road ahead. Once our graduates are on the road we often hear feedback about their experiences. Something we hear often is about the new sights, sounds, and adventures are that our drivers experience once they’re on the road. For drivers that have not traveled a […]

New Study Confirms Improved Trucking Safety

After a recent analysis from the Department of Transportation, data indicates that in both the long-term and short-term, trucking-involved fatalities are declining significantly. This is welcome news for CDL students and truck drivers. According to the American Trucking Association’s analysis of miles traveled data from the Federal Highway Administration and highway fatality data from the […]

Kids Truck Videos

We found this cool YouTube channel for kids who are interested in trucking! Future CDL students of Progressive Truck School we hope! Complete this form to apply to Progressive Truck School!

Accuracy Is a Significant Issue With Hair Testing

The “Drug Free Commercial Truck Driver Act of 2015” is a bill that would allow the Department of Transportation to authorize hair testing instead of urinalysis. Critics of hair testing claim that science doesn’t support hair testing, and that it’s simply not as accurate as urinalysis for detecting controlled substances by an operator. The bill […]