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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Check out this video of the new Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience Concept Truck! Complete this form to apply to Progressive Truck School!
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!
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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 […]
- The YWCA / Progressive Truck Driving School 2017 Graduating ClassMay 8, 2017 - 4:31 pm
For over 5 years, Progressive Truck Driving School and the YWCA have partnered to help train YWCA program participants to get their CDL license. The YWCA works every day to eliminate racism and empower women. Through advocacy and local programming, they create real change for women, families and communities. In 2017, the YWCA worked with […]
- 5 Surprising Trucking StatisticsApril 20, 2017 - 3:55 pm
Did you know? The trucking industry is responsible for hauling over 10.5 billion tons of cargo every year. The trucking industry collects over $650 billion dollars a year, which is 5% of America’s GDP. Over 3.4 million heavy duty trucks and 3.5 million truck drivers are necessary to haul all of the US cargo. The […]