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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 […]

Drivers: Interested in making $2,000? Participate in this FMCSA Survey.

The FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) is participating in a Congressionally-required study on the 2013 implemented hours-of-service changes. By participating in the study, drivers can receive up to $2,000 in compensation. As of last month, the FMCSA needs an additional 250 drivers to participate in the 5 month study. Drivers who decide to participate […]

Video: Cool Big Rigs

Check out this amazing collection of custom Big Rigs! Interested in driving one of these awesome trucks? Apply to Progressive Truck Driving School.

Video: Shortage of Truck Drivers

There’s a current shortage of truck drivers – skilled drivers are in extremely high-demand. Watch the video below to learn more: Interested in joining this high-demand industry? Apply to Progressive Truck School.

What is a Schneider driver?

From our friends at Schneider Trucking: Are you considering Schneider for your career after driving school? It can be hard to sift through all the different perspectives, but nobody can explain what it’s like to be a Schneider driver better than an actual Schneider driver. Read below as Schneider Team driver Sharon Nader gives her […]

Top 5 Ways to Stay Healthy on the Road

Take a moment to think about your current health status. Are you as healthy as you’d like to be? Could you improve your diet and exercise habits? Is it time to perform a little preventive maintenance? As a driver, you can appreciate the importance of performing regular maintenance on your vehicle. You want that vehicle […]

Why Trucking is a Safe Bet for Military Veterans

Safety isn’t just a buzzword in the trucking industry — it’s a lifestyle. It has to be, for a reason more than familiar to military veterans: neglecting safety comes with consequences. Fortunately, veterans transitioning into trucking will find a familiar — and enduring — commitment to safety. The statistics prove it. According to the American […]

Top 5 Things Drivers Should Look for in a Carrier

1. Integrity A reputable trucking company has a set of core values it lives by and a track record to prove it. Anyone can claim to value safety, but what do the statistics say? Every company boasts respect for drivers, but what do the men and women behind the wheel really say? All carriers strive […]