Entries by Lucy Kokor

Progressive Truck Driving School Student Reviews (2017)

Watch recent video reviews from Progressive Truck Driving School graduates. Progressive Truck Driving School is Chicagoland’s premier truck driving school w/ 49,000 graduated students and growing. We have three locations to choose from. Interested in becoming a student? Apply here. Hear what our graduates have to say about Progressive Truck Driving School: Mr. Artis from […]

Progressive Truck Driving School at the 25th Anniversary International Festival of Life 2017

This 4th of July holiday, Progressive Truck Driving School participated in the 25th Anniversary of the African/Caribbean International Festival of Life (IFOL). The International Festival of Life took place on Saturday – Tuesday, July 1st-4th, 2017 in Union Park, 1501 West Randolph Street, Chicago, Illinois. Progressive Truck Driving School representatives were on hand at the event to discuss CDL training with […]

Trucking Job Fair on June 23rd!

Progressive Truck Driving School will be hosting a job fair from 1pm-5pm on June 23rd, 2017 at 1945 Bernice Road. Lansing, IL 60453. There are hundreds of immediate trucking jobs available. We will be offering on-site tuition assistance and immediate approval for contract training. WIOA / Scholarships are available. Veterans are welcome! Partners in attendance […]

The YWCA / Progressive Truck Driving School 2017 Graduating Class

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 Statistics

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 […]

2017 Top 20 Best Fleets to Drive For

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge announced this year’s 20 Best Fleets to Drive For in 2017 list. The fleets are recognized for providing exemplary work environments for their drivers and other employees. The 2017 Top 20 Best Fleets to Drive For include: Bison Transport, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Boyle Transportation, Billerica, Massachusetts Central Oregon […]

Seriously Skilled Truck Driver

Check out the turning skills by this truck driver! Are you interested in earning your CDL and seeing if you can make this turn? Apply to Progressive Truck Driving School.

New Study Confirms That Veterans Make for Great Truck Drivers

Independent research conducted by Omnitracs confirms that veterans make for excellent truck drivers. The data revealed a few key data points: for instance veterans had 42 percent fewer accidents than non-veteran drivers, veterans achieved 98 percent more miles driven, and veterans had 59 percent fewer voluntary terminations and 68 percent fewer involuntary terminations. According to […]